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Satellite
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 112 (80%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: September - April
Foodplant:   Omnivorous including other moth larvae
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/12/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
17/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
13/11/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
12/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO25
30/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO45

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