|2197 ~ Southern Wainscot ~ Mythimna straminea|
A locally common species which was first recorded in the west of the county at Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve in 2009. Since then a singleton was taken at an MMG event at Coed y Dinas near Welshpool in 2014.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Smoky Wainscot, Common Wainscot, Mathew's Wainscot, Obscure Wainscot, Cosmopolitan and Reed Dagger.
Wet and marshy places.
Common reed and reed canary-grass.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-early June, feeding at night.
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Photo by MDH, 25th July 2009, Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve