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Slender Brindle
Apamea scolopacina

(Esper, 1788) 2335 / 73.160

A fairly common resident found across the region.

Chiefly a moth of woodland with grassy rides but also visits gardens.

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

Recorded in 94 (67%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Woodland grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
10/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
09/08/20206VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
07/08/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO25
07/08/20204VC39 - StaffordshireSK04

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