|2389 ~ Pale Mottled Willow ~ Caradrina clavipalpis|
Resident and suspected migrant. Common
A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 26-35mm.
Vine's Rustic, Rustic, Small Mottled Willow, Dark Mottled Willow, Lorimer's Rustic, Porter's Rustic and Clancy's Rustic.
Grass and cereal seeds.
Overwinters as a larva in a cocoon underground, in which it later pupates in the spring. Larva September-spring through to the summer.
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Photo by PRW, 11th Aug 2008, Commins Coch
Photo by MEG, 2015, Llandyssil