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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
Leucania comma

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2205 / 73.301
=Mythimna comma
Photo © Andy D Nunn,  Skidby VC 61

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Previously reported as 'Widely distributed but evidently not as common as might be expected' (YNU, 1970). This species has now been much more frequently recorded, especially in the east of the County.

Argus 47, 2001-2004: VC65. High Batts, 1995 (JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

2012 (CHF): Doing well and widespread across the county. Numbers seem to have increased a little recently.

Recorded in 141 (71%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2023161SE64 - Wheldrake
08/10/2023164SE37 - Ripon
08/10/2023161TA17 - Bempton
16/08/2023161TA05 - Driffield
10/08/2023161SE74 - Pocklington (W)
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