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Frosted Green
Polyploca ridens

(Fabricius, 1787) 1660 / 65.015

A fairly common resident in the south, less so in the north of the region.

In old mature broadleaved woodland.

Comes readily to light.

Recorded in 69 (49%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57 -
08/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91 -
09/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
08/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
07/05/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSO88

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