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Scarce Silver-lines
Bena bicolorana

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2421 / 74.007

A fairly common resident despite its common name.

A species of broadleaved woodland and parkland.

Overwinters as a small larva near the bud of the foodplant. Adults come to light in small numbers.

Recorded in 71 (51%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
31/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO24
26/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO24
26/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
26/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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