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73.300 ~ 2202 ~ L-album Wainscot ~ Mythimna l-album
UK Status

Resident & Migrant. National scarce B. Found in coastal areas of southern & eastern England and coastal parts of Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2022 at Cemmaes, in the far west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 40-43mm.

Confusion species

Shoulder-striped Wainscot, Obscure Wainscot, Devonshire Wainscot.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Coastal rough grassland.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a first instar larva. Larva: October - May. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SAL, 3rd Oct 2022, Cemmaes