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Slender Brindle
Apamea scolopacina

(Esper, 1788) 2335 / 73.160

A fairly common resident found across the region.

Chiefly a moth of woodland with grassy rides but also visits gardens.

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

Recorded in 97 (69%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Woodland grasses
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
10/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
05/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO38
04/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
01/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
31/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO32

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