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0954 ~ Eupoecilia angustana angustana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from four sites in the north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-15mm.

Confusion species

E. ambiguella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland and downland.


Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds in spun flowers and seeds. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 23rd May 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 4th Oct 2010, Commins Coch