Periclista albida

    Description

    This species has a salmon/orange thorax and a dark head.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    This species has a red ID rating and unless identified by a known expert you must provide a satisfactory explanation of how it was identified for the record to be accepted.

    Habitat

    Anywhere Oak trees are present.

    Life History

    Associated with Oak which is grazed by the larvae.

    UK Status

    It is thought to be fairly frequent in southern England and Wales, but there are very few records

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map