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Scarce Silver Y
Syngrapha interrogationis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2447 / 73.021

A rare resident.

A species of moorland and heathland.

Overwinters as a small larva. Adults can be disturbed from heather and later come to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 16 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1864.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Heather, Billberry
Nat Status: Local (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
16/07/20151VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
01/07/20141VC36 - HerefordshireSO23
13/08/20121VC39 - StaffordshireSJ92
25/07/20111VC36 - HerefordshireSO22

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