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Lace Border
Scopula ornata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1687 / 70.021

A very rare species having last been seen in our region pre-2000.

A species of calcareous grassland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 1961.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-13mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-June, July - September
Foodplant:   Thyme, Wild Majoram
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1961 to 31/12/19811VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
01/01/1961 to 31/12/19811VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
22/06/1960+VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
1896+VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
1834+VC37 - WorcestershireSO95

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