A migrant species that can sometimes arrive in large influxes with other migrants.
The Rusty Dot Pearl has multiple generations each year, usually spending winter as a pupa in the soil.
Caterpillars can reach a length of 10–15 millimetres (0.39–0.59 in. The adult moth flies at night and is attracted to light.
Primarily a migrant species to the UK but can be found at almost any time of the year.
Size and Family
Family – Crambidae