Appendix B: (Erebidae / Erebinae)
B081 [B&F: 2459] Triple-barred (Mocis trifasciata) (Stephens, 1830)

 

Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed, this Asian species is included on the British list on the basis of a specimen said to have been captured at Barham in 1830. Wingspan 34-40 mm. It is unlikely that records of this species will be accepted unless the specimen is retained for examination. Larva feeds on various grasses, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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