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2192 ~ Brown-line Bright-eye ~ Mythimna conigera
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, that seems to be restricted mainly to the eastern side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-38mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Grasslands, woodland rides and edges and gardens.


Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva amongst the grasses. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon just below the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 10th July 2010, Llanfyllin