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Stout Dart
Spaelotis ravida

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2113 / 73.349

A rare species last seen between 1970 and 1999. Now said to be on the verge of extinction in the UK. Last Herefordshire record was in 1985 from Hereford and last Worcestershire record in 1974.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 15 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 1989.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: One generation June-Sept.
Foodplant:   Dandelion, sow-thistles and docks
Red List: Critically Endangered (CR)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19891VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
23/08/19851VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
28/07/19841VC39 - StaffordshireSJ80
28/07/1984+VC39 - StaffordshireSJ80
1984+VC39 - StaffordshireSJ80

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