|1784 ~ Pretty Chalk Carpet ~ Melanthia procellata|
Common. S (C).
Resident. A scarce species with a few records being confined mainly to the eastern side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-43mm
Woodland, scrub and hedgerows.
Overwinters as a pupa amongst the plant debris on the ground.
Click map for larger image
Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech