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Pale Eggar
Trichiura crataegi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1632 / 66.002

Scarce to common throughout the region.

Found in woodland, hedgerows, heathland.

Overwinters as an egg.

Recorded in 81 (58%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Birches, Blackthorn, Hawthorn
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
09/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
07/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
06/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
05/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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