|1421 ~ Aglossa pinguinalis ~ Large Tabby|
Resident. Widespread throughout the British Isles, but not as common as it used to be.
First recorded in 2010 at Middletown in the east of the county. This is only the eighth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-40mm.
time & Voltinity
Outhouses and barns.
Chaff, hay and sheep dung.
Eggs laid on food. Larva lives and feeds within silken galleries, can remain in the larval state for two years. Pupates in larval habitation.
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Photo by DB, 1st Aug 2010, Middletown