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Pale Prominent
Pterostoma palpina

(Clerck, 1759) 2011 / 71.020

A coimmon resident across the region.

Found in most habitats where the foodplants grow.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come regularly to light.

Recorded in 111 (79%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-25mm
Flight: May - June and July - August
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars and willows
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
20/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
18/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
17/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
16/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO86

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