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Dot Moth
Melanchra persicariae

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2155 / 73.270

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 1 June to 31 August - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 21 (95%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2022130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
08/07/2022130SP94 - Cranfield, Marston Moretaine
13/08/2021130TL15 - Great Barford, Eaton Socon
25/07/2021130SP93 - Woburn
21/07/2021130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
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Forewing: 16-21mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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