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1087 ~ Orthotaenia undulana
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed throughout the British Isles, more scarce in the north.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from several scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-20mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Many habitats.


Many deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva feeds in spun leaves, flowers and shoots. Pupates in larval habitation or between spun leaves.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 21st June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MW, 11th May 2011, Cors Dyfi