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Mottled Beauty
Alcis repandata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1941 / 70.265
Photo © Nick Lawman,  Wheldrake

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Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded commonly from vice-counties 62 to 64, being most common near wooded areas. Also very widespread, but in smaller numbers, in VC61 and VC65. This is another species where melanic forms are common in conurbated areas.

2012 (CHF): Widespread and common all across the county especially in woodland.

Recorded in 164 (82%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1846.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 19-26mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Many broadleaved trees and shrubs, conifers and herbaceous plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2022163SD94 - Earby
20/08/2022163SE51 - Askern
18/08/2022161TA05 - Driffield
16/08/2022164SD66 - High Bentham
15/08/2022161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
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