|74.002 ~ 2076 ~ Kent Black Arches ~ Meganola albula|
National scarce B. Found Southern coastal counties of England, south east England as far north as south Yorkshire & west Wales.
Probable wanderer. First recorded at Commins Coch in the west of the county in 2020.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-11mm.
Scarce Black Arches.
Coastal heathland, saltmarshes, chalk downland and open areas of woodland.
Dewberry, bramble, raspberry & wild strawberry
Overwinters as a small larva in the vegetation. Larva September - late May. Pupates in a cocoon on a vertical stem.
Photo by PRW, 30th June 2020, Commins Coch