|73.238 ~ 2250 ~ Dark Brocade ~ Mniotype adusta|
Not a very common species, but it has been found it many sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 42-48mm.
Cabbage Moth, Northern Arches, Exile, Dusky Brocade and Pale-shouldered Brocade.
Heathland, chalk downland, woodland, fens and gardens.
A range of herbaceous and woody plants.
Overwinters as a fully grown larva, in an underground cocoon in which it pupates in the spring. Larva June-September, feeding at night.
Photo by PRW, 26th May 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 18th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 19th May 2010, Llanfyllin