|2090s1 ~ Crescent Dart ~ Agrotis trux|
Resident. Local SW, WC.
First recorded in 2013 at Cors Dyfi Nature reserve in the far west of the county. This is mainly a coastal species and the Cors Dyfi area is probably the only place where you would be likely to record this species in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-42mm.
Heart & Club, Turnip Moth and Great Dart.
Thrift and Rock Sea-spurrey.
Overwinters as a fully grown larva, on or just under the ground. Larva August to spring. Pupates underground in spring.
Click map for larger image
Photo by MW, 22nd Sept 2013, Cors Dyfi