Marbled White Spot - Deltote pygarga

    Alt Name
    Protodeltote pygarga
    Description

    Wingspan 20 to 22 mm.

    Identification difficulty
    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