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Silver Cloud
Egira conspicillaris

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2181 / 73.251

A fairly common species in the lower Severn and Wye valleys.

A species of rough open ground, open woodland, hedgerows, scrub.

Overwinters as a pupa and comes occasionally to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 34 (24%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-18mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Unconfirmed in the wild
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
01/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
01/06/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
31/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
30/05/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72

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