|2121 ~ Barred Chestnut ~ Diarsia dahlii|
Resident. Local N,WC,SE.
A scarce and local species.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-42mm.
Some forms of Ingrailed Clay.
Broadleaf woodland, moorland and wooded heathland.
Bramble, bilberry, sallow and birch.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-early spring, feeding at night. Pupates underground in a fragile cocoon.
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Photo by MDH, 22nd Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by GBC, 23rd Aug 2013, Lake Vyrnwy