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73.092 ~ 2387 ~ Mottled Rustic ~ Caradrina morpheus
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species that has been recorded from scattered sites mostly in the south and east of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-38mm.

Confusion species

Uncertain, Vine's Rustic and Rustic.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most lowland habitats.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva in a cocoon underground, in which, it later pupates in the spring. Larva-July November, feeding at night.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 14th June 2009, Llanfyllin