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Angle Shades
Phlogophora meticulosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2306 / 73.113

A common resident species across the region.

Found almost anywhere.

Overwinters as a larva while the adults come to light and visit sugar and flowers.

Recorded in 119 (85%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 21-25mm
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May - October
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/11/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
23/11/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
23/11/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
23/11/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
16/11/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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