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73.297 ~ 2194 ~ White-point ~ Mythimna unipuncta
UK Status

Resident & Migrant. National scarce B. Found in much of the southern half of England and parts of Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in the far north of the county at Llanfyllin in 2022. Only the second record for north Wales.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-43mm.

Confusion species

Cosmopolitan, Obscure Wainscot.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Grassy places.


Various grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa. Larva: any time of year (from breeding migrants) in grasses. Mainly recorded from August to October.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SS, 25th Oct 2022, Llanfyllin

Photo by SS, 18th Aug 2023, Llanfyllin