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|The Mallow Larentia clavaria|
Distribution and Abundance: Fairly common.
Primary Habitat: Waste ground.
Flight Period: Single brooded in September and October.
Observations: The caterpillar can be found on common mallow, sometimes plentifully as indicated in a record at Glendon old pits from 1956 when, a good batch of larvae were found on one plant from which a number of insects were reared.
L.O.N.: 1907. Several localities. Rather common.
First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.