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73.16 ~ 2335 ~ Slender Brindle ~ Apamea scolopacina
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-36mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly woodland with grassy rides and clearings and sometimes in more open country.


Woodland Grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva close to the ground. Larva August-May. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 14th July 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by JM, July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy