Nolidae : Chloephorinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Longdon Marsh, Worcestershire. June 25th 2011.

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Cream-bordered Green Pea
Earias clorana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2418 / 74.011

An uncommon resident and suspected migrant that is spreading northwards.

A species of damp woodland, fens, marshes, ditches.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults can be seen around their foodplant and also are attracted to light.

Note the Green Oak Tortrix Totrix viridana is similar but it holds its wing much flatter and doesn't have the pale leading edge to the wing margin.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - July (Aug)
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
12/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
11/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
07/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
05/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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