|73.206 ~ 2240s1 ~ Blair's Shoulder-knot ~ Lithophane leautieri|
Resident. Local S,C.
A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 39-44mm.
Conifer plantations, parks and gardens.
The flowers and young leaves of monterey, lawson's and leylend cypress, also occasionally found on juniper.
Overwinters as an egg laid on the leaves of the plant. Larva late March-July. Pupates underground.
Photo by MDH, 18th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PB, 3rd Oct 2010, Morben ISAF
Photo by GBC, 11th Oct 2015, Lake Vyrnwy