Family: Noctuidae

73.270 Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae

There are 613 county records of 1095 individuals from 45 different sites. First recorded in 1894.

Individual records comprise of: [1095 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
42
Jul
881
Aug
154
Sep
14

Earliest: 29 May 2004 - Latest: 22 Sep 1999

Historical Abundance

2019
1
2018
84
2017
96
2016
137
2015
89
2014
105
2013
140
2012
93
2011
44
2010
27

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
610 (1093)
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

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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