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Cream-bordered Green Pea
Earias clorana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2418 / 74.011

An uncommon resident and suspected migrant that may be spreading into our region.

A species of dampwoodland, fens, marshes, ditches.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults can be seen around their foodplant and also are attracted to light.

Note the Green Oak Tortrix Totrix viridana is similar but it holds its wing much flatter and doesn't have the pale leading edge to the wing margin.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 27 (19%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - July (Aug)
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
12/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
11/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
11/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
09/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75

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