Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata: Distribution map

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70.045 BF1732
Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 25-30 mm. Widespread and fairly common throughout Britain, inhabiting a range of open habitats. The species has one generation, the adults flying in July and August. The larvae feed on vetch (Vicia) and clover (Trifolium).

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