|1936 ~ Waved Umber ~ Menophra abruptaria|
Resident. Common S,(C)
A fairly common species, especially in the eastern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-42mm.
Mostly broadleaf woodland, but also found in scrub, hedgerows, parks and gardens.
Garden privet, lilac and winter jasmine.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon on the foodplant. Larva early June-mid September.
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Photo by MDH, 18th Apr 2009, Llanfyllin