Straw Dot Moth (50)
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my first post in 2011, one from my archive, i must wait a few month for captured insects this year,
Straw Dot Moth - Rivula sericealis
Wingspan 18-22 mm. The length of the forewings is 13-15 mm.
Relatively common, It is found in Europe, , this moth is also a suspected immigrant.
The two generations a year fly in may and July, and again in August and September.
Damp meadows and woodland are its favourite haunts, and it flies from dusk into the night when it is attracted to light.
The larvae feed on various grasses, such as False Brome and Purple Moor Grass.
Hibernates as a small larva and pupates in a cocoon formed between grass blades.
Species: R. sericealis
I am sorry, i have search all the day but i have not found more information about this speciesStraw Dot