|2300 ~ Old Lady ~ Mormo maura|
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 64-74mm.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, wet places and gardens.
Various herbaceous plants in autumn and in spring a diet of more woody plants.
Overwinters as small larva on foodplant. Larva Sept-May, feed at night. Pupates in a cocoon amongst debris.
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Note - These moths don't eat nuts!