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Crinan Ear
Amphipoea crinanensis

(Burrows, 1908) 2359 / 73.129

There are two records from Wetley Moor in North Staffordshire in 1928 and 1935. They were confirmed by dissection to be this species. It has not been seen since.

Verification Grade Comment: Genitalia examination needed

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1928.
Last Recorded in 1935.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Unknown in the wild
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
19351VC39 - StaffordshireSJ94
19281VC39 - StaffordshireSJ94

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