Erebidae : Rivulinae
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Straw Dot
Rivula sericealis

(Scopoli, 1763) 2474 / 72.002

Morley's Final Catalogue: Generally distributed throughout the County, and common though little noticed. Ipswich, frequent at electric light in 1895; Barham, in 1933 at Hemley; abundant at Monks Soham light; Tuddenham (Sparke); Shipmeadow (D), Fritton (Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double-brooded. Late records into October in recent years.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Grasslands, waste ground, woodland rides, gardens.

Recorded in 57 (98%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/05/2024226TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
29/05/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
28/05/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
26/05/2024126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
26/05/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: Two generations June-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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