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Frosted Green
Polyploca ridens

(Fabricius, 1787) 1660 / 65.015

A fairly common resident in the south, less so in the north of the region.

In old mature broadleaved woodland.

Comes readily to light.

Recorded in 61 (44%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Oaks
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
02/05/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
01/05/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
01/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
30/04/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75

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