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Blair's Shoulder-knot
Lithophane leautieri

(Boursin, 1957) 2240 / 73.206

A relatively recent colonist that is now a common resident across the region.

A species of parks and gardens.

Overwinters as an egg an adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 85 (61%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: September - November
Foodplant:   Monterey Cypress, Lawson's Cypress, Leyland Cypress, Juniper
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
11/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
11/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ83
11/11/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
02/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO99

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