|2281 ~ Alder Moth ~ Acronicta alni|
Resident. Local S,C.
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 37-43mm.
Broadleaf woodland and scrub, often in wet or boggy places.
Overwinters as a pupa burrowing into rotten wood. Larva June-August, resting on the upper surface of the leaf.
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Photo by MDH, 23rd May 2008, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 16th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin