Drepanidae : Thyatirinae
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Peach Blossom
Thyatira batis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1652 / 65.008
Photo © Paul Kipling, 28 Jun 2009,  NZ20 Richmond, VC65

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Scattered widely across all five vice-counties, this beautiful moth is more attracted to sugar than light and is generally only recorded as frequent in central and eastern areas.

2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county, especially in light woodland with bramble. Virtually all recent records are at light.

Recorded in 145 (73%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1847.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Bramble
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
28/08/2022162SE98 - Wykeham
29/07/2022162TA08 - Scarborough
28/07/2022162NZ51 - Middlesbrough
23/07/2022162SE88 - Pickering (E)
20/07/2022162NZ90 - Robin Hoods Bay
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