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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2008 / 71.021

A common species across the region.

Found wherever the foodplants occur.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come regularly to light.

Recorded in 108 (77%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-22mm
Flight: April - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: 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
24/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
12/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
11/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
10/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
09/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO86

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