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Common Lutestring
Ochropacha duplaris
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Satin Lutestring
Tetheella fluctuosa

(Hubner, [1803]) 1656 / 65.012

An uncommon and local species, absent from the north of the region.

Found in mature broadleaved woodland and heath.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-21mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Silver and Downy Birch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
21/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
18/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
14/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO45
12/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO45

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