|2284 ~ Grey Dagger ~ Acronicta psi|
A fairly common species (see note for the Dark/Grey Dagger agg.).
Wingspan : M & F, 34-45mm.
Many habitats, especially woodland.
A wide range of broadleaf trees.
Overwinters as a pupa in a silken cocoon beneath the bark, in a crevice or under rotten wood. Larva July-early September and September-early November.
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Photo by DB, 23rd July 2012, Middletown
Confirmed by a genitalia test
Photo by MDH, 3rd Oct 2008, Llanfyllin