Dysstroma truncata – Quite a variable species of macro-moth. One form has a large light-brownish patch on the forewings, whilst others are black or dark brown. Wingspan 24-30mm. The adult flies May to June, August to October in two generations. It is easily attracted to light, and is found in most places, from gardens, woods and grassland. A common and widespread species. The larvae feeds on various trees and shrubs.
Attracted to light, rear garden, Staffordshire, September 2017. © Peter Hillman