|2368 ~ Crescent ~ Helotropha leucostigma leucostigma|
Resident and suspected migrant. Local
A local species, recorded from just a few sites in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 37-44mm.
Wet and boggy places, reedbeds and moorland.
Yellow iris and great fen-sedge.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva March-July, feeding inside the roots, stem and leaves of the foodplant. Pupates in a slight cocoon in the plant litter.
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Photo by JBK, 18th Aug 2006, Cors Dyfi
Photo by PRW, 17th Aug 2015, Cors Dyfi