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Drab Looper
Minoa murinata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1878 / 70.117

A rare and local species in the south of the region.

Sunny, open woodland where its foodplant is to be found.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults fly in the sunshine and have occasionally bee attracted to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 29 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Wood Spurge
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
03/06/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
03/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53

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