|2345 ~ Small Dotted Buff ~ Photedes minima|
A fairly common species found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M, 25-30mm. F, 22-24mm.
Cloaked Minor, Middle-barred Minor
Wet grassland, marshes woodland rides and some gardens.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-early June, feeding inside the stem. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
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Photo by TY/AY, 7th Aug 2009, Trefeglwys
Photo by MDH, 4th Aug 2010, Llanfyllin