Erebidae : Rivulinae
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Straw Dot
Rivula sericealis

(Scopoli, 1763) 2474 / 72.002

A very common resident across the region.

Found in grassland, moorland, heathland.

Overwinters as a small larva. Adults fly, and can be disturbed, during the day and later come to light.

Recorded in 118 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: June - July, August - September
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
29/10/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO79
22/10/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
22/10/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
21/10/20203VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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