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Sideridis turbida

(Hübner, 1813) 2152 / 73.275
=Sideridis albicolon
Photo © John William Cooper,  Kilnsea, Spurn, VC61

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and very local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Still recorded regularly at Spurn (VC61). There has been only one other recent report of this species in Yorkshire.

Beaumont, 2002: VC63. Rossington, 5.6.1999, 31.5.2000 (RIH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): Still present at Spurn but a slight reduction in numbers in the last few years. There were also records from Teesside between 2002 and 2006 and a single record from Hatfield Moor in 2008.

Recorded in 12 (6%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Sea Rocket, Common Restharrow, Sea Sandwort, others.
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
06/07/2023261TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
24/06/2023261TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
24/06/2023261TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
24/06/2023161TA41 - Kilnsea / Spurn Head
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