Pyralidae: Acentropinae

06423 Small China-mark Cataclysta lemnata, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1354 (ABH63.116)


General Information

This moth has a distinctive row of blue-centred black dots on the hindwing. The male is slightly smaller and whiter than the female.

Wingspan: 18-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): duckweeds (Lemna spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Coastal areas, river valleys and wetland areas.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.