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Cilix glaucata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1651 / 65.007

A common resident throughout the region.

Found in hedgerows, scrub, gardens, open woodland.

Comes readily to light and overwinters as a pupa.

Recorded in 110 (79%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-13mm.
Flight: Two generations. April - June, July - September
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Crab Apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
03/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
02/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO96
02/09/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK04
30/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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