|2361 ~ Rosy Rustic ~ Hydraecia micacea|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-50mm.
A wide range of habitats up to a mid altitude.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva late April-early August, feeding at first on the stem of the foodplant and later the roots. Pupates underground without a cocoon.
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Photo by MDH, 22nd Aug 2009, Llanfyllin