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Speckled Yellow
Pseudopanthera macularia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1909 / 70.229

A fairly common resident, more so in the south.

A species of open woodland and bushy scrub where Wood Sage grows.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults fly during the day, sometimes in good numbers.

Recorded in 58 (41%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Wood Sage
Nat Status: Local / Common
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
02/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
21/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
03/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
03/06/20199VC40 - ShropshireSO59
03/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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