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Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)

Mottled Rustic
73.0920 (B&F: 2387)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Caradrinini

A resident species often common at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Well distributed throughout the county. Usually single-brooded flying from late May to early August. The larval foodplant has not been recorded in Sussex although sting nettle and dandelion have been listed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011)

Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Battle, 22 vi 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Trapped by Michael Blencowe
Small Dole, 29 vi 2015
Photo: Bob Foreman
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Findon Valley, 23 v 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Pagham Harbour, v 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Caradrina morpheus (Hufnagel, 1766)
Warnham LNR, 7 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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