|2387 ~ Mottled Rustic ~ Caradrina morpheus|
A fairly uncommon species that has been recorded from scattered sites mostly in the south and east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-38mm.
Uncertain, Vine's Rustic and Rustic.
Most lowland habitats.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a fully grown larva in a cocoon underground, in which, it later pupates in the spring. Larva-July November, feeding at night.
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Photo by MDH, 14th June 2009, Llanfyllin