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Small Angle Shades
Euplexia lucipara

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2305 / 73.114

A common resident across the region.

A species of gardens, parks, woodland, heathland and moorland.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to light.

Recorded in 113 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/10/20222VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
06/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
02/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
27/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
05/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO38

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