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Scorched Wing
Plagodis dolabraria

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1904 / 70.224

A fairly common and distinctive resident.

A species of broadleaved woodland and scrub, parks and gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa, males come to light. Females not often seen.

Recorded in 99 (71%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Oaks and birches
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
29/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
29/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
28/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
28/06/20193VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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