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Brown Silver-line
Petrophora chlorosata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1902 / 70.222

A common resident found across the region.

Found in most places where Bracken grows.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults can be disturbed during the day and later come to light.

Recorded in 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1865.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bracken
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
10/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
07/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
04/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
30/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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