Muslin Moth

Diaphora mendica (72.022)

The Muslin Moth is a widespread and reasonablly common moth in Warwickshire. It occurs in a range of habitats including woodlands, railway cuttings and gardens. The female is pure white and can be seen flying during the day while the brown male tends to fly at night and is often encountered in moth traps. Both are marked with a light scattering of black spots.

The Muslin Moth is on the wing from mid-April to mid-June.

Please note: From February 2023 all sightings records should be submitted via the iRecord Butterflies app available via the iTunes or Google Store. Find out more here: iRecord at Butterfly Conservation.