|1952 ~ Common Heath ~ Ematurga atomaria|
A fairly common but local species, its stronghold is in the north-west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 22-34mm.
Mostly heathland and moorland, but also found in meadows, grassland and woodland rides.
Heather, clovers, vetches and trefoils.
Overwinters as a pupa in a slight cocoon on or just in the soil. Larva mid June-mid September.
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Photo by MW, 4th June 2010, Cors Dyfi
Photo by MDH, 26th May 2016, Lake Vyrnwy