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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 86 (61%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-22mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Ash and Wild Privet
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
02/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/08/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
23/08/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
06/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57

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