Geometridae : Ennominae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Peter Hall,  Bradenham, Bucks

Similar West Midlands Species
Willow Beauty
Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Satin Beauty
Deileptenia ribeata
Upload a Photo
 
Mottled Beauty
Alcis repandata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1941 / 70.265

A common resident found across the region.

Found in a wide variety of habitats but most abundant in woodland and carr.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come readily to light.

Note Doesn't show the converging nature of the cross-lines found in the equally common Willow Beauty. Melanics do occur.

Recorded in 120 (86%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-26mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
< Satin Beauty | Dotted Carpet >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
15/08/20223VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
14/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
12/08/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
11/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84

We need your records!
Do you have records of Mottled Beauty?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

westmidlandsmoths
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
   
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2022 | 2000 to 2022 | Graph Key
© WestMidlandsMoths.co.uk 2024 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy