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2474 ~ Straw Dot ~ Rivula sericealis
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 19-25mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Mainly in tall grassland situated in wet or boggy places.

Foodplant

Grasses.

Lifestage data


Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-May and July. Pupates in a cocoon formed between the grass blades.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 6th July 2010, Llanfyllin