|2166 ~ Campion ~ Sideridis rivularis|
Resident. A fairly uncommon species, recorded from several scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-36mm.
A range of fairly open places, including gardens.
The ripening seeds of red, white and sea campion and Ragged-robin.
Overwinters as a pupa in a fragile cocoon just below the soil. Larva June-July and August-September.
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Photo by EE, July 2009, Cors Dyfi
Photo by PB, 24th May 2010, Morben Isaf