Aspitates gilvaria gilvariaForewing length: 15 – 18mm
This moth is differentiated from all other moths of a similar size and shape by its pale straw colour. It can be confused with the Vestal, but that moth is smaller and lacks the spot on the forewing.
June to September.
Laval Food plants
Fairy Flax, Common Bird’s-foot Trefoil, Yarrow.
Rough areas of quarries and grassland.
Red Data Book species.