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2331 ~ Small Clouded Brindle ~ Apamea unanimis
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common but local species, recorded from several scattered sites, mainly in the north of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-38mm.

Confusion species

Common Rustic and Lesser Common Rustic.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

A range of wet and boggy places.

Foodplant

Grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva amongst the leaf litter. Larva July-April. Pupates in the leaf litter or a dead plant stem.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 3rd June 2010, Commins Coch