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Marbled White Spot
Protodeltote pygarga

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2410 / 73.024
=Protodeltote pygarga
=Deltote pygarga

A fairly common resident in the south, less so further north.

A species of grassy heathland, moorland and woodland.

Overwinters as pupa. Adults comes to light and to sugar and can be seen at rest on fence posts etc during the day..

Recorded in 80 (57%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-12mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
21/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
18/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
18/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
18/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO25

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