|2232 ~ Black Rustic ~ Aporophyla nigra|
Resident. Common N,S,WC,(EC).
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 40-46mm.
Deep-brown Dart and Northern Deep-brown Dart.
Moorland, heathland, woodland rides and occasionally gardens.
A range of herbaceous and woody plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva October-May, feeding at night. Pupates underground.
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Photo by MDH, 13th Sept 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 21st Sept 2010, Morben ISAF