|73.052 ~ 2216 ~ Shark ~ Cucullia umbratica|
An uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 52-59mm.
Mainly open country up to a mid altitude.
Sow-thistle, wild lettuces, hawk-beards and hawk-weeds.
Overwinters as a pupa in a strong underground cocoon. Larva July-early September, feeding at night.
Photo by MDH, 25th June 2009, Llanfyllin