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Flame
Axylia putris

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2098 / 73.328

A common species across the region.

Found in a range of habitats including gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come readily to light and sugar. They also visit flowers.

Recorded in 120 (86%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: June - July and September
Foodplant:   Many low growing plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
04/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
20/09/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
14/09/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
12/09/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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