|2334 ~ Rustic Shoulder-knot ~ Apamea sordens|
A fairly common but very local species, recorded in recent times mainly from the far west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-42mm.
Large Nutmeg, Dusky Brocade.
A range of grassland, farmland, woodland rides, gardens and some urban areas.
Overwinters as a larva close to the ground. Larva July-March. Pupates in a strong cocoon on or just under the ground.
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Photo by PRW, 28th May 2008, Commins Coch