Moth name search:
UKMoths: your guide to the moths of Great Britain and Ireland

1909 Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Adult
Speckled Yellow  Pseudopanthera macularia (Adult)

Adult

(Photo © Edwin Barber)

Adult

(Photo © Edwin Barber)

1909 Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia

More images

Adult
Adult
Adult
Adult
Show Map

1909 Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan 23-28 mm.

A highly distinctive, day-flying species, which is reasonably common in the south of England and Wales, as well as Ireland. It occurs more sporadically further north into Scotland.

It inhabits woodland and scrubland, and the larvae feed mainly on wood sage (Teucrium scorodonia).

The moth is out in May and June.

UKMoths is sponsored by Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies and Birdguides.com