|2126 ~ Setaceous Hebrew Character ~ Xestia c-nigrum|
Resident and suspected migrant. Common
A fairly common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-45mm.
Triple-spotted Clay and Double Square-spot.
Mainly a lowland species found in various habitats.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva June-July and September-April, feeding at night. Pupates underground in a fragile cocoon.
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Photo by MDH, 15th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin