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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 81 (58%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/20222VC40 - ShropshireSJ32 -
10/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
21/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
20/07/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
19/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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