Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Adult • Littleborough, Lancashire • ©

70.265 BF1941
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata

(Linnaeus, 1758)


Wingspan 30-45 mm.

A very variable species, occurring commonly throughout Britain, with a number of races and intermediate forms.

It is a regular visitor to light, and flies in June and July.

Inhabiting woodland, suburban gardens and bushy localities, the larval foodplants are a number of different plants and trees.
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