|2156 ~ Beautiful Brocade ~ Lacanobia contigua|
A local and very uncommon species which has only been found recently in the southern end of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-42mm.
Light Brocade, Pale-shouldered Brocade and Dog's Tooth.
Woodland, heathland, moorland.
A wide range of mainly woody plants, such as birch, oak and heather. It has also been recorded on bracken.
Overwinters as a pupa in an underground cocoon. Larva late July-September, feeds at night and during the day.
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Photo by TY/AY, 7th Aug 2009, Trefeglwys