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Barred Umber
Plagodis pulveraria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1903 / 70.223

An uncommon resident.

A species of ancient broadleaved woodland.

Overwinters as a pupa and males come sparingly to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 48 (34%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Hazel, Downy and Silver Birch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO48
03/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
02/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
20/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
18/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ22

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