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Small Angle Shades
Euplexia lucipara

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2305 / 73.114
Photo © Nick Lawman,  Wheldrake, North Yorkshire

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Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties but most commonly from VC63 and VC64. There do not appear to be any specific habitat preferences.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread all across the county. Numbers appear to be stable.

Recorded in 158 (79%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Angle Shades  |  Haworth's Minor >
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Bracken, other ferns, and herbaceous and woody plants
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
08/09/2023162NZ70 - Glaisdale
23/08/2023163SE71 - Crowle
10/08/2023163SK49 - Rotherham
29/07/2023162TA08 - Scarborough
28/07/2023162TA08 - Scarborough
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