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Cilix glaucata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1651 / 65.007
Photo © Paul Holmes, May 2009,  Rufforth, York

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Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Well distributed over all five vice-counties but varies greatly in density. For instance, there are only a few Wharfedale (VC64) records but at Baldersby St James (VC65) it is common. The larvae feed on hawthorn in hedgerows.

2012 (CHF): Widespread in good numbers all across the county. The population appears stable.

Recorded in 156 (78%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Pebble Hook-tip  |  Peach Blossom >
Forewing: 10-13mm.
Flight: Two generations. April - June, July - September
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Crab Apple
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2023265NZ01 - Barnard Castle
08/09/2023263SE40 - Goldthorpe
07/09/2023163SE40 - Goldthorpe
07/09/2023163SE31 -  Wakefield (S)
06/09/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
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