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73.165 ~ 2329s1 ~ Confused ~ Apamea furva
UK Status

Resident. Local N,W,S.

Montgomeryshire Status

A locally scarce species, with scattered records mainly coming from the southern half of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-42mm.

Confusion species

Dusky Brocade, Crescent Striped and the Nutmeg.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mountains moorland, rocky coasts and sand dunes.

Foodplant

The roots and stems of grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva underground. Larva September-June, feeding at night. Pupates in the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by RB, 14th Aug 2011, Llwynderw