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Purple Bar
Cosmorhoe ocellata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1752 / 70.087

A common resident found across the region.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as full-grown larva. Adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Recorded in 100 (71%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July, August - September
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Nat Status: Common
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
21/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
16/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
15/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
08/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
06/09/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSO88

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