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|Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata|
Distribution and Abundance: Common.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Single brooded in March and April.
Observations: The moth is constantly variable in ground colour in the county. A very dark form that was taken at Warmington on 27 March 1998 is illustrated alongside a more typical example.
L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Common.
First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.