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2193 ~ Clay ~ Mythimna ferrago
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-44mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


A range of fairly open places, including gardens.


Various grasses, especially cock's-foot and meadow grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva low down amongst the grasses. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 22nd June 2010, Llanfyllin