|1720 ~ Gem ~ Nycterosea obstipata|
Migrant. Scattered records
An uncommon visitor.
Wingspan : M & F, 18-21mm.
Warm, sunny sites, including gardens.
Little is known about its foodplant in the wild, although in captivity it is known to eat a range of herbaceous plants.
Unable to overwinter. Probably produces a single brood in this country.
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Photo by DB, 23rd Oct 2011, Middletown