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White Prominent
Leucodonta bicoloria

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2012 / 71.019

This mythical species was recorded at Burnt Wood, Staffordshire in 1865 when it caused quite a stir!

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1861.
Last Recorded in 1865.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June
Foodplant:   Birches
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct
Former Status: Resident
Verification Grade:
< Lesser Swallow Prominent | Pale Prominent >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18651VC39 - StaffordshireSJ73 -
18611VC39 - StaffordshireSJ73

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