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Pale Shining Brown
Polia bombycina

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2148 / 73.259

A rare nationally declining species. Last recorded in Worcestershire in 1984.

It is a species of rough grassland and scrub on mainly calcareous soils.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 1984.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Polyphagous
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Red Data Book (proposed)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19841VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
19751VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
1952+VC40 - ShropshireSO49
1908+VC40 - ShropshireSO77
1900+VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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