|2286 ~ Light Knot Grass ~ Acronicta menyanthidis menyanthidis|
Resident. Local N,W,EC.
A scarce species, but probably under recorded in its moorland habitat.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-42mm.
Moorland and heathland, especially the wetter areas.
Mainly low growing woody plants.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon in the leaf litter. Larva June-September.
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Photo by PB, 22nd May 2012, Morben ISAF
Photo by GBC, 13th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy