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Feathered Thorn
Colotois pennaria

(Linnaeus, 1761) 1923 / 70.244

A common resident found across the region.

Found in a wide variety of habitats.

Overwinters as an egg, adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 107 (76%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: September - December
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
05/12/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
04/12/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
30/11/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
29/11/20194VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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