|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: 1st 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