Family: Pyralidae

63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis

There are 1501 county records of 4487 individuals from 164 different sites. First recorded in 1872.

Individual records comprise of: [4486 Adult] [1 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
12
Jul
1785
Aug
2517
Sep
168
Oct
1

Earliest: 26 May 2017 - Latest: 13 Oct 2007

Historical Abundance

2018
411
2017
278
2016
207
2015
345
2014
408
2013
855
2012
253
2011
214
2010
292
2009
158

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1082 (2700)
VC68
419 (1787)

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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