Recent Status: A recently recorded wetland species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species that comes to light during June and July. The larvae feed in the stem of Lysimachia vulgaris and L. thyrsifolia. They overwinter fully fed and pupate in the stem.
Identification: A well marked member of the Cochylini with a dark broad oblique central band. In 2012 the species was separated from P. manniana as a distinct species. P. udana is slightly larger than P. manniana and the central band narrows at the costa. It is less strongly marked in the terminal third particularly around the apex. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2012. Last Recorded in 2015. Additional Stats