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Swallow Prominent
Pheosia tremula

(Clerck, 1759) 2007 / 71.017
Photo © Damian Money,  Saltburn, VC62

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Pheosia gnoma
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Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded fairly frequently from vice-counties 61 to 64, but less widely in VC65. Slightly more widely distributed than the previous species [Lesser Swallow Prominent] in the east of the County and often also more common.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across all of the county in two overlapping broods with similar range and numbers to Swallow Prominent.

Recorded in 162 (81%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1837.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 22-28mm
Flight: April - June and August
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars, willows
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2022362SE98 - Wykeham
03/09/2022162SE66 - Strensall
01/09/2022162SE38 - Leeming
01/09/2022161TA17 - Bempton
31/08/2022164SE27 - Kirkby Malzeard
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