Marbled White Spot - Deltote pygarga

    Alt Name
    Protodeltote pygarga
    Description

    Wingspan 20 to 22 mm.

    Habitat

    Acid heaths and damp woodland habitats.

    When to see it

    The adults are on the wing in a single generation from May to July.

    Life History

    The caterpillars feed during the autumn on a number of grasses, including Purple Moor-grass

    UK Status

    Distributed locally in the southern half of England and parts of North Wales

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = C (very scarce resident or rare migrant).

    Reference
    73.024 BF2410

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map