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Abrostola tripartita

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2450 / 73.001
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Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties and often frequent or common. Specimens should be carefully checked for A. trigemina (Werneburg) which is very easy to overlook.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across all five vice-counties with no recent changes in numbers or distribution.

Recorded in 170 (85%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: One or two generations May - September
Foodplant:   Common Nettle
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
27/10/2022162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
10/09/2022163SE40 - Goldthorpe
05/09/2022163SK49 - Rotherham
04/09/2022164SE33 - Leeds
03/09/2022163SE01 - Marsden
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