|73.279 ~ 2164 ~ Broad-barred White ~ Hecatera bicolorata|
Rare in the county, it was not recorded until 2009 when it was found at Llanfyllin. Since then it has been recorded from a few other scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-35mm.
Rough grassland, chalk downland, coastal dunes and occasionally gardens.
The flowers and flower buds of hawkweed, hawk-beards and sow-thistles.
Overwinters as a pupa in the debris on the ground. Larva mid July-late September, feeding at night.
Photo by MDH, 24th June 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PM, 16th Aug 2013, Breidden Hill