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Scorched Wing
Plagodis dolabraria

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1904 / 70.224
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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This moth has increased in the County but is still local and usually only found in small numbers.

2012 (CHF): Widely reported especially on the lower ground but uncommon in the west of the county.

Recorded in 132 (66%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Barred Umber  |  Horse Chestnut >
Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Oaks, birches and other broadleaved trees
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
22/08/2023161TA05 - Driffield
17/08/2023262SE76 - Kirkham
08/07/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
06/07/2023261SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
06/07/2023161TA05 - Driffield
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