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Nut-tree Tussock
Colocasia coryli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2425 / 73.032

A common resident in the south but scarce in the north.

A moth of broadleaved woodland.

Overwinters as a pupa, males fly from dusk and are attracted to light; the female not so often.

Recorded in 66 (47%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: April - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Hazel, birches, Beech, oaks, other trees
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
26/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
26/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
26/07/201910VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72

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