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Eupsilia transversa

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2256 / 73.210

A common resident found across the region.

A species of broadleaved woodland, parkland, scrub and gardens.

Overwinters as an adult. Visits Ivy flowers in autumn and Sallow catkins in spring and comes readily to light and sugar.

Recorded in 105 (75%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: September - April
Foodplant:   Omnivorous including other moth larvae
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
14/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
10/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
07/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
06/12/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
05/12/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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