|2178 ~ Feathered Gothic ~ Tholera decimalis|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 38-48mm.
Bordered Gothic and Gothic.
Rough grassland including woodland rides, downland, parkland & gardens.
Hard blade grasses e.g. mat-grass and sheep's fescue.
Overwinters as eggs scattered over grassland by in flight female. Larva Mar-July, feeding mainly at night.
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Photo by MDH, 23rd Aug 2009, Llanfyllin