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Great Brocade
Eurois occulta
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Grey Arches
Polia nebulosa

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2150 / 73.261

A fairly common species across the region.

A species more of broadleaved woodland and some gardens.

Overwinters as a larva while adults come to light and sugar.

Recorded in 94 (67%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 21-26mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Woody plants Hazel, birches, Honeysuckle etc
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/12/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91 -
09/08/20222VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
27/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
22/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO39
21/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO49

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