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Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Length 17-19mm. A rather plain grassland moth. At rest, wings are held in a tent-like manner. Adult has buffish forewings with whitish veins; hindwings are whitish. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on various grasses. Widespread and fairly common in southern and central Britain; more local further north.
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Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Length 17-19mm. A rather plain grassland moth. At rest, wings are held in a tent-like manner. Adult has buffish forewings with whitish veins; hindwings are whitish. Flies July-August. Larva feeds on various grasses. Widespread and fairly common in southern and central Britain; more local further north.

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Date: 3 Jul 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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