|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.
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Photo by MDH, 25th June 2009, Llanfyllin