Moths of Suffolk
Filtered - 1803 species
National Status :
Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 1)
Distribution and abundance : Widespread and common
Habitats : In a wide variety, including woodland, scrub, heathland, grassland, fens and gardens
Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to mid-August. Literature reports an occasional second partial brood in late autumn. Occasional records have been made up until mid-September.
Larval foodplants : Various herbaceous plants
Morley's Final Catalogue : Both referring also to Mottled Rustic are sufficiently frequent at light everywhere; Ipswich, Monks Soham, Gorleston.
Wingspan details : Forewing 14-16mm, Wingspan 31-35mm