Prays ruficeps

Cryptic Ash Bud Moth


Species Codes

B&F 0 RES 22.003

Other Names

Dark Ash-bud Moth

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Record Verification

Grade 2 adults can be confused with other species, so good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required if the recorder is not familiar with the species.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Prays ruficeps (Dark Ash-bud Moth) 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 Prays ruficeps (Dark Ash-bud Moth) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

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Photo Gallery

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