|2297 ~ Copper Underwing ~ Amphipyra pyramidea|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 47-54mm.
Svensson's Copper Underwing (Copper Underwing labial palps are all pale/white).
Mostly in woodland but also found in open scrub, parks, hedgerows and gardens.
A wide range of broadleaf trees and shrubs.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva mid April-early June. Pupates underground.
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Photo by MDH, 25th Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 31st May 2010, Llanfyllin