An uncommon resident, found more in the south.A species of old hedgerows and thorn scrub.Overwinters as an egg, larvae can be beaten from blackthorn blossom. Adults come sparingly to light so not often seen.Note Can resemble some forms of Green Pug but fades rapidly to a brownish colour and has a salmon pink band at base of the abdomen which is black in Green Pug. Also, the cross-lines are less wavy.
Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.Recorded in 28 (20%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1970.Last Recorded in 2022.(Data up to end 2022)Additional Stats
Recorded in 28 (20%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1970.Last Recorded in 2022.(Data up to end 2022)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership