|2397 ~ Small Yellow Underwing ~ Panemeria tenebrata|
Resident. Local S,C.
An uncommon and local species recorded from just one location in the south of the county in recent times.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-22mm.
Pyrausta aurata (micro moth).
Grassland with wild flowers.
The seed capsules of common mouse-ear and field mouse-ear.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon underground. Larva June-July.
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Photo by RB, 22nd May 2012, Llwynderw