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Purple Cloud
Actinotia polyodon

(Clerck, 1759) 2097 / 73.111

A rare migrant. One recorded in Shropshire in August 2018.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: Two generations May - August
Foodplant:   St John's-worts
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO49
15/08/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO49
14/08/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO49

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