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Mottled Rustic
Caradrina morpheus

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2387 / 73.092
Photo © Andy Nunn,  Cottingham VC 61

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Yorkshire Status: Abundant and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Possibly more common than formerly. Now recorded commonly from all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Present in good numbers all across the county but much less common in upland areas. The markings are similar to Uncertain and Rustic but the orbicular and reniform stigmata do not have pale outlines.

Recorded in 147 (74%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Small Mottled Willow  |  Clancy's Rustic >
Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   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
13/09/2023163SE20 - Penistone
08/09/2023164SE42 - Castleford / Pontefract
27/08/2023163SE50 - Doncaster
23/08/2023363SE71 - Crowle
22/08/2023165SE19 - Leyburn / Catterick Garrison
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