Noctuidae » Hadeninae

Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae

Quite a distinctively dark coloured moth with white kidney markings. Wingspan 37 to 40mm.

Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae

The adult flies July to August, and is found in various habitats, including gardens. The larva feeds on a wide range of plants.

Dot Moth (Melanchra persicariae) © Pete Hillman July 2017.