Marbled White Spot - Deltote pygarga
Wingspan 20 to 22 mm.
Acid heaths and damp woodland habitats.
The adults are on the wing in a single generation from May to July.
The caterpillars feed during the autumn on a number of grasses, including Purple Moor-grass
Distributed locally in the southern half of England and parts of North Wales
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = C (very scarce resident or rare migrant).
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015