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Plain Clay
Eugnorisma depuncta

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2103 / 73.366

A rare species not seen since 1970.

A species of broadleaved woodland in river valleys.

Overwinters as a larva. The adults come to light and to sugar but also visit flowers.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (3%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 1992.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   A wide variety of herabceous plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/1992+VC40 - ShropshireSO39
1940+VC40 - ShropshireSJ20
1908+VC40 - ShropshireSO49
1901+VC40 - ShropshireSO49
01/01/1900 to 31/12/19391VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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