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Crimson Speckled
Utetheisa pulchella

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2054 / 72.034

A rare migrant in the region.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2013.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-22mm
Flight: May to October (mostly in the autumn)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/10/20131VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
01/08/20111VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
25/06/1892+VC39 - StaffordshireSJ74
25/06/18921VC39 - StaffordshireSJ74
18821VC36 - HerefordshireSO43

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