Shoulder-striped Wainscot - Leucania comma
Wingspan 32 to 37 mm. One of the more strongly marked Wainscots.
Occurs in a wide range of habitats.
The single generation flies in June and July, and is attracted to light.
The caterpillar feeds by night on various grasses, especially Cock's-foot.
This is a fairly common moth throughout most of Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident).
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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