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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 102 (73%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July, August - September
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
24/08/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO25
23/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
23/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
22/08/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSK01

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