|2205 ~ Shoulder-striped Wainscot ~ Leucania comma|
A fairly common species that is found in low numbers throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-42mm.
Devonshire Wainscot, L-album Wainscot, Obscure Wainscot.
Mostly found in fens and marshes, but also on various types of grassland and gardens.
Overwinters as a fully grown larva in an underground cocoon, in which it pupates in the spring. Larva July-September, feeding at night.
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Photo by MDH, 25th May 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by DB, 18th May 2011, Middletown