|2360 ~ Ear Moth ~ Amphipoea oculea|
This species is probably more common than the records suggest, but due to confusion with other Ear Moth species, reliable records are hard to come by.
Wingspan : M & F, 29-34mm.
Large Ear, Crinan Ear.
Found in less damp areas than other species of ear moth, including gardens.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-June. Pupates in an underground cell.
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Photo by DB, 6th Aug 2013, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det. (DB)