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Dun-bar
Cosmia trapezina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2318 / 73.216

A common species across the region.

Found in a wide variety of habitats including gardens.

Overwinters as an egg and adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 114 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
24/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
24/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
24/08/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
24/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36

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