Dichomeris alacella

Black-spotted Snout


Species Codes

B&F 851 RES 35.025

Other Names

Lichen Crest

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Record Verification

Grade 3 adults are hard to separate from other species, so photos showing all critical ID features will be required, or in some cases a voucher specimen (seek advice before releasing the moth).

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Dichomeris alacella (Lichen Crest) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Dichomeris alacella (Lichen Crest) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Dichomeris alacella (Lichen Crest) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Dichomeris alacella (Lichen Crest) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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