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2322 ~ Light Arches ~ Apamea lithoxylaea
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, that has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 44-50mm.

Confusion species

Reddish Light Arches.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Grassy places.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva probably at the base of the foodplant. Larva August-June. Pupates under the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin