|2198 ~ Smoky Wainscot ~ Mythimna impura|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 31-38mm.
Southern Wainscot, Common Wainscot.
All types of grassland.
Many grasses including, cock's-foot, common reed and hairy wood-rush.
Overwinters as a small larva low down amongst the grasses. Larva August-June, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
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Photo by MDH, 3rd July 2009, Llanfyllin