|2154 ~ Cabbage Moth ~ Mamestra brassicae|
An uncommon species, restricted to the east and south of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 34-50mm.
White Colon and Dark Brocade.
Found in many different habitats in lowland areas.
Brassicas and other herbaceous plants.
Overwinters mostly as a pupa in a cocoon underground, but can also be found overwintering as a larva. The larva feed at night.
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Photo by MDH, 16th July 2011, Llanfyllin