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Buff Arches
Habrosyne pyritoides

(Hufnagel, 1766) 1653 / 65.009

A common species throughout the region.

A species of open woodland and grassland, but could be anywhere that Bramble is found.

Overwinters as a pupa and comes readily to light.

Recorded in 118 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Bramble
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
19/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
30/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
30/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ31
30/07/20225VC40 - ShropshireSO58
29/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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