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Brindled Ochre
Dasypolia templi

(Thunberg, 1792) 2229 / 73.234

An rare resident, mainly in the north.

A species of upland grassland and moorland.

Overwinters as a adult female, usually in a rocky outcrop, drystone wall etc. Is attracted sparingly to light and does not feed.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1906.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-23mm
Flight: September - November
Foodplant:   Wild Angelica and Hogweed
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
04/10/20196VC40 - ShropshireSO78
04/10/20196VC40 - ShropshireSO78
30/09/20112VC39 - StaffordshireSK06
21/09/20101VC39 - StaffordshireSK06
24/09/20051VC39 - StaffordshireSK05

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