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70.265 [B&F: 1941] Mottled Beauty (Alcis repandata) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in woodland and hedgerows, moorland and heathland, calcareous grassland, parks and gardens throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 43-56 mm. The main confusion species is Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria, which differs principally in the two cross-line, converging at the dorsum in Willow Beauty, but not in Mottled Beauty. Larva polyphagous on a great many woody plants, including Oak, Birch, Ash, Hawthorn, Honeysuckle and Juniper.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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