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Marbled White Spot
Deltote pygarga

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2410 / 73.024
=Protodeltote 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 66 (47%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-12mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO69
26/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
24/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
23/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
23/07/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO75

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