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Mottled Rustic
Caradrina morpheus

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2387 / 73.092

A common resident across the region.

Found in many habitats.

Overwinters as a full-grown larva. Adults come readily to light.

Note can be confused with a number of species but the blurred kidney mark and oval mark are distinctive.

Recorded in 104 (74%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
24/08/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
23/08/20194VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
22/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
22/08/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSO98

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