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Purple-bordered Gold
Idaea muricata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1698 / 70.002

A very rare species restricted to Whixall Moss in Shropshire.

A species of damp heaths, bogs, mosses and fens.

Note The common pyralid moth Hypsopygia costalis is often mistaken for this species. Habitat alone should exclude it.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Marsh Cinquefoil
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/20176VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
15/06/20111VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
08/07/20062VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
26/06/2004+VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
25/06/2004+VC40 - ShropshireSJ43

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