|KNOT GRASS Acronicta rumicis UK BAP (Research only) species|
Scattered records across the County in recent years indicate that it has expanded its range in the County since the 1970s.
Said by Rosie to be scarce in Region 4 only
Photo of larva © Jane Erridge
Scottish Status: Common - stable. UK Status: Common
UK distribution has changed little but abundance has decreased substantially since 1970 (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 15th May to 23rd July. (Late records in August & September could indicate secod generations)
MAP: red dots last record 2010 to 2019 Green dots last record 2020 to present