|2329s1 ~ Confused ~ Apamea furva|
Resident. Local N,W,S.
A rare and local species. Recorded in 2011 (picture below), for the first time since 1976.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-42mm.
Dusky Brocade, Crescent Striped and the Nutmeg.
Mountains moorland, rocky coasts and sand dunes.
The roots and stems of grasses.
Overwinters as a larva underground. Larva September-June, feeding at night. Pupates in the soil.
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Photo by RB, 14th Aug 2011, Llwynderw