|2140 ~ White-marked ~ Cerastis leucographa|
Resident. Local S,C.
A fairly uncommon species, but it has been quite well recorded, especially in the eastern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-39mm.
Open broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.
Foodplant has never been recorded in the wild, but the larvae will accept various herbaceous plants in captivity.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva May-June.
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Photo by PRW, 28th Mar 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 17th Apr 2010, Llanfyllin