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Brown Silver-line
Petrophora chlorosata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1902 / 70.222
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Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Often abundant among bracken but may stray far from its food plant. Recorded from all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Common wherever bracken occurs - i.e. all over the county apart from parts of VC61. Often disturbed in the daytime.

Recorded in 168 (84%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bracken
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
31/07/2023161SE63 - Selby
27/07/2023162SE67 - Hovingham
13/07/2023165NY92 - Middleton-In-Teesedale
07/07/2023161TA17 - Bempton
06/07/2023163SE03 - Haworth
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