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Orange Moth
Angerona prunaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1924 / 70.230

A local and rare resident. Last seen in Staffordshire in Burnt Wood in 1954. Herefordshire in 2014.

A species of old broadleaved woodland.

Overwinters as a small larva, adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo required because of rarity

Recorded in 13 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 20-30mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
01/06/20194VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
19/06/20184VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
16/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
05/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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