Notodontidae : Phalerinae
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Phalera bucephala

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1994 / 71.025

A common species across the region.

A species of open woodland, scrub, hedges and gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa, the adults coming regularly to light.

Recorded in 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: M 22-26mm. F 26-34mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees Birches, sallows, oaks, Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53 -
19/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO52 -
01/09/20196VC40 - ShropshireSJ32 -
30/08/201940VC40 - ShropshireSJ33 -
02/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO69

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