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Yellow Shell - Camptogramma bilineata

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Yellow Shell Yellow Shell - Camptogramma bilineata dylan Laundry Lane 25 Oct 2020, 12:34 p.m. 7 Sep 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Yellow Shell Yellow Shell - Camptogramma bilineata dylan Blaise Castle 30 May 2022, 12:15 p.m. 29 May 2022, 4:34 p.m.
Yellow Shell Yellow Shell - Camptogramma bilineata dylan Blaise Castle 30 May 2022, 12:15 p.m. 29 May 2022, 4:34 p.m.

Species Description

Fairly common and widespread throughout the UK. Habitat includes: Damp areas e.g. gardens, parks, hedgerows, meadows, heathland, moorland, woodland rides. Food plants: Cleavers and other bedstraws, Chickweed, Sea Wormwood, docks, sorrels and Dandelion. Wingspan= 20-25mm. Flight period: June to August. Four different subspecies occur, with the smaller and darker ones frequenting rocky places in northern Scotland and Ireland.