|72.084 ~ 2462 ~ Mother Shipton ~ Callistege mi|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
An overlooked, day-flying species, which is probably much more common than records suggest. Recorded from a handful of scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-34mm.
Open grassy places.
White clover, red clover, hare's-foot clover, black medick, lucerne, bird's-foot-trefoil and various grasses.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon amongst the grass blades or just underground. Larva late June-early September, mostly feeding at night.
Photo by PRW, 12th May 2009, Commins Coch