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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 to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 37 (26%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-18mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Unconfirmed in the wild
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former 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 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
25/05/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
25/05/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/05/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
22/05/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO35

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