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Nut-tree Tussock
Colocasia coryli

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2425 / 73.032

A common resident in the south and west 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 74 (53%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: April - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Hazel, birches, Beech, oaks, other trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
< Four-spotted | Figure of Eight >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
10/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO42
09/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
08/08/2022+VC36 - HerefordshireSO23
06/08/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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