|2157 ~ Light Brocade ~ Lacanobia w-latinum|
A local and very uncommon species. Unrecorded throughout most of the county, yet there is a good population in the north of the county at Llanfyllin.
Wingspan : M & F, 37-42mm.
Beautiful Brocade, Dusky Brocade and the Saxon.
Heaths and heathy commons on calcareous soils and occasionally open woodland.
A range of herbaceous and woody plants.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva late June-August, feeds at night.
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Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 28th May 2010, Llanfyllin