Antler Moth

Common Name Antler Moth
Scientific Name Cerapteryx graminis
Family Moths 516 899 Noctuidae
Interest
3
Description Can be seen by day on warm days in August visiting the flowers of thistles, ragwort and other members of the daisy family.  
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
13-11-11 Antler Moth (Cerapteryx graminis)
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
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Alder Hills Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
2
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
08: August 1
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Alder Hills Nature Reserve

Present

13-08-13
Wareham Common - West Present