|2299 ~ Mouse Moth ~ Amphipyra tragopoginis|
A scarce species with few records, the most recent of which are from the eastern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
A range of wild and cultivated herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-June, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon on or just below the soil.
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Photo by DB, 10th Aug 2013, Middletown