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Small Chocolate-tip
Clostera pigra
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Chocolate-tip
Clostera curtula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2019 / 71.027

A fairly common resident that has become more common further north.

A species of woodland, scrub, carr, hedgerows and gardens too.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to light.

Recorded in 81 (58%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-18mm
Flight: April - May and August - September
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars, willows
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
01/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
01/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
15/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
02/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK04

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