Moths – Rusty Dot Pearl (Udea ferrugalis)

Rusty Dot Pearl

Key facts

In Britain this moth is mainly a migrant species, but can occur at almost any time of the year, sometimes in large influxes with other migrants.

The adult flies at night and comes to light.


The rusty colour and blackish markings on the forewing help to identify this species. It has distinctively whitish legs.

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