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Lilac Beauty
Apeira syringaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1910 / 70.231

An uncommon resident.

A species of broadleaved woodland and larger gardens.

Overwinters as a small larva, adults come to light in small numbers.

Recorded in 82 (59%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-22mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Ash and Wild Privet
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
15/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
12/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
09/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
09/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
07/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33

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