|2196 ~ Striped Wainscot ~ Mythimna pudorina|
Resident. Local S,(C).
A local and not very common species. Recorded only from the west of the county. Probably somewhat overlooked amongst other Wainscot species.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-43mm.
Wet and boggy places.
Broadleaf grasses including, common reed, purple moor-grass and reed canary-grass.
Overwinters as a very small larva. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon in the leaf litter.
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Photo by PB, 21st June 2010, Morben Isaf