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Angle Shades
Phlogophora meticulosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2306 / 73.113

A common resident species across the region.

Found almost anywhere.

Overwinters as a larva while the adults come to light and visit sugar and flowers.

Recorded in 122 (87%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 21-25mm
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May - October
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
28/12/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK22 -
28/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
26/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
18/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ95
17/11/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO53 -

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