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Mother Shipton
Callistege mi

(Clerck, 1759) 2462 / 72.084
=Callistege mi
=Euclidia mi

A common species across the region.

A species of rough grassy places.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults fly during the day in the sunshine.

Recorded in 96 (69%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Grasses, including Cock's-foot, Purple Moor-grass and Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO39 -
21/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO96
16/06/2022+VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
15/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
15/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK15

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