|2063 ~ Muslin Moth ~ Diaphora mendica|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
An fairly uncommon and local species, recorded mainly from the south and east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-43mm.
Water Ermine, White Ermine and Buff Ermine.
Mostly open habitats including commons, sand-dunes, gardens and hedgerows.
Many herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon formed in the debris. Larva mid June-early September.
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Photo by MDH, 12th Apr 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by DB, 18th July 2011, Middletown