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Dingy Shears
Apterogenum ypsillon

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2314 / 73.222
=Parastichtis ypsillon

A fairly common resident.

A species mainly of damp woodland, marshes and riverbanks.

Overwinters as an egg while adults come to light and to sugar in small numbers.

Recorded in 74 (53%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-19mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Willows and poplars
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
26/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
23/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
22/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
22/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP18

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