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Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura plecta

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2102 / 73.329

A common species across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats including gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 123 (88%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: Two generations April - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
09/11/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
06/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
22/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
20/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSK04
19/09/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO62

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