Family: Pyralidae

63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis

There are 1636 county records of 4988 individuals from 175 different sites. First recorded in 1872.

Individual records comprise of: [4987 Adult] [1 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
12
Jul
2006
Aug
2797
Sep
168
Oct
1

Earliest: 26 May 2017 - Latest: 13 Oct 2007

Historical Abundance

2019
497
2018
415
2017
277
2016
208
2015
345
2014
408
2013
855
2012
253
2011
214
2010
292

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1162 (2899)
VC68
474 (2089)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Goosefoot Chenopodium spp
Hop Humulus lupulus
Orache Atriplex spp
Small Nettle Urtica urens
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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