Phaneta pauperana
Phaneta pauperana
Adult • Gogmagog Hills, Cambs • © John Dawson

49.262 BF1198

Phaneta pauperana

(Duponchel, [1843])

Wingspan 13-17 mm.

An uncommon species, with a distribution in the southern counties of Britain.

It is found on the wing in April and May, in its habitat on rough ground especially chalkland and coastal cliffs.

The larval foodplant is Dog Rose (Rosa canina).
back to top