|1748 ~ Beautiful Carpet ~ Mesoleuca albicillata|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
An uncommon species recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-38mm.
Mostly open broadleaf woodland, occurs to a lesser extent in many other habitats.
Bramble, dewberry, hazel and raspberry.
Overwinters as a cocoon in loose soil. Larva July-September.
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Photo by MDH, 10th June 2020, Llanfyllin
Photo by GBC, 25th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy