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Brindled Green
Dryobotodes eremita

(Fabricius, 1775) 2248 / 73.225

A fairly common resident across the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, parkland and gardens.

Overwinters as an egg while adults are attracted to light and to sugar.

Recorded in 92 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: Aug - October
Foodplant:   Oaks
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
07/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
06/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
05/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
28/10/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
22/10/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO54

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