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Orache Moth
Trachea atriplicis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2304 / 73.106

A rare immigrant or accidental import. Recorded at Caverswall, North Staffordshire on 14/7/2011.
Herefordshire a spate of records in Bodenham and Upper Maund in 2006 and 2007.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2011.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 20-22mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Oraches, goosefoots, Knotgrass
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct / Immigrant
Former Status: Rare Immigrant and former resident
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
14/07/20111VC39 - StaffordshireSJ94
19/09/20071VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
12/06/20071VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
03/06/20071VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
13/10/20061VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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