Erebidae : Arctiinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Patrick Clement

Upload a Photo
Similar West Midlands Species: None
Clouded Buff
Diacrisia sannio

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2059 / 72.023

An uncommon and local resident.

Found on heathland and moorland.

Overwinters as a small larva. The males come to light but rarely do females. Can be found resting during the day.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 13 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: M 19-22mm. F 17-20mm.
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants and heathers
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
< Muslin Moth  |  Ruby Tiger >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20196VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20196VC39 - StaffordshireSK02

We need your records!
Do you have records of Clouded Buff?
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

   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2021
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2019 | 2000 to 2019 | Graph Key
© 2021 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy