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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2301 / 73.105

An uncommon resident across the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, parks, gardens, heathland and scrubby areas.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults are attracted to light and sugar.

Recorded in 56 (40%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Docks, Sorrel, Knotgrass
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
21/07/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ92
15/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
15/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
15/07/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ92

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