Family: Noctuidae

73.270 Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae

There are 665 county records of 1195 individuals from 45 different sites. First recorded in 1894.

Individual records comprise of: [1195 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
45
Jul
974
Aug
158
Sep
14

Earliest: 29 May 2004 - Latest: 22 Sep 1999

Historical Abundance

2019
101
2018
84
2017
96
2016
137
2015
89
2014
105
2013
140
2012
93
2011
44
2010
27

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
662 (1193)
VC68
3 (2)

Status Grade 2

Larval food plants

Black Currant Ribes nigrum
Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius
Elder Sambucus nigra
Field Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis
Groundsel Senecio vulgaris
Hazel Corylus avellana
Hop Humulus lupulus
Ivy Hedera helix
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
White Clover Trifolium repens

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