|72.063 ~ 2466 ~ Blackneck ~ Lygephila pastinum|
Resident. Local S,C.
First recorded in 2010 in the extreme east and west of the county. Since then it has been found at a few other scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 41-48mm.
Many damp or wet places.
Tufted vetch, marsh pea and wild liquorice.
Overwinters as an egg. Larva May-early July. Pupates in a cocoon in the debris on the ground.
Photo by DB, 20th July 2011, Middletown