|2199 ~ Common Wainscot ~ Mythimna pallens|
A fairly common species throughout the county, but only ever recorded in low numbers.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Smoky Wainscot, Mathew's Wainscot and Southern Wainscot.
All types of grassland.
Many grasses including, cock's-foot, tufted hair-grass, common couch and annual-meadow grass.
Overwinters as a small larva low down amongst the grasses. Larva June-August and September-May.
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Photo by MDH, 19th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin