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Feathered Ranunculus
Polymixis lichenea
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Large Ranunculus
Polymixis flavicincta

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2252 / 73.237

A rare species, with no post-2000 records. However, recent records from Childswickham (VC33) suggest it is likely to be present in the extreme south east of Worcestershire.

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Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 1956.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-22mm
Flight: September - October
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1956 to 31/12/19612VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
24/09/1949+VC40 - ShropshireSJ71
14/09/19481VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
September 19451VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
03/09/1921+VC40 - ShropshireSJ41

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