|73.288 ~ 2191 ~ Double Line ~ Mythimna turca|
Resident and possible migrant. Nat. Scarce B SW,(SE)
A 'Nationally Scarce B' species. Recorded throughout, but far more numerous in the western half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 44-52mm.
Clay, Treble Lines.
Pasture that adjoins mature woodland. The moth favours gorse, scrub or bracken cover when available.
Common bent and creeping soft-grass below pedunculate oak.
Overwinters as a small larva amongst the grasses. Larva August-May. Pupates in a cocoon just below the soil.
Photo by PRW, 1st July 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by TY&AY, July 2009, Trefeglwys