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Barred Umber
Plagodis pulveraria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1903 / 70.223

An uncommon resident.

A species of ancient broadleaved woodland.

Overwinters as a pupa and males come sparingly to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 41 (29%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Hazel, Downy and Silver Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
08/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
01/06/20196VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
31/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
20/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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