Yellow Shell

Camptogramma bilineataPhotoForewing Length: 13-16mm 

Variable in both size and colour, this attractive moth’s colour and pattern are distinctive and unmistakable. The combination of the yellow/orange ground colour and fine wavy cross-lines is unique. 

Flight Period
One generation, late May to August. 

Larval Food plants
Cleavers, Bedstraws, Docks, Chickweed, Wormwoods and Sorrels. 

Hedgerows, gardens, fields, meadows, downland, heathland, moorland. 

Wiltshire Status