|1897 ~ V-Moth ~ Macaria wauaria|
A fairly local and uncommon species that is restricted to the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 27-34mm.
Mainly gardens and allotments.
Blackcurrant, redcurrant and gooseberry.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva mid April-mid June. Pupates in a cocoon amongst the leaves of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 6th July 2010, Llanfyllin