Drepanidae : Thyatirinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Chaddesley Wood, Worcestershire. May 20th 2005.

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Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1655 / 65.011

An uncommon and local species found in the south of the region. Absent from Staffordshire.

Found in broadleaved woodland with established Aspen.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 24 (17%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Aspen and other poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
16/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
15/06/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
12/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
09/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06

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