|14 ~ Ghost Moth ~ Hepialus humuli humuli|
A common and widespread species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 44-48mm.
Grassy and open places especially woodland rides and clearings with thick vegetation.
The roots of grasses and many other herbaceous plants.
Overwinters probably twice as a larva. Larva July-May.
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Photo by PRW, 21st June 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by DB, 27th May 2011, Middletown
Pic shows a male.
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin
Pic shows a female.