Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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Alder Moth
Acronicta alni

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2281 / 73.036

A fairly common resident.

A species of broadleaved woodland and scrub.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to light.

Recorded in 85 (61%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
02/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
01/06/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
01/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
01/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90

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