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2367 ~ Haworth's Minor ~ Celaena haworthii
UK Status

Resident. Local C,N,(S)

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon and very local species that has been recorded from scattered moorland sites on the western side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 25-32mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Wet and boggy places and moorland.


Common cottongrass.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-July, feeding inside the stem of the foodplant. Pupates near the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 8th Aug 2009, Lake Glaslyn