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Tawny Shears
Hadena perplexa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2167 / 73.286

A rare resident.

Found mainly in open calcareous areas.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 31 (22%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Campions
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
22/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
30/05/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP08
22/05/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
18/08/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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