Crambidae : Scopariinae
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Scoparia subfusca

Haworth, 18111332 / 63.062

A fairly common species of rather open habitats as well as gardens where it can be found resting on rocks, walls, tree trunks etc. The adults are readily disturbed during the day and later come to light.

Note One of the larger Scoparia species generally told by its rather uniform brownish grey colour, simple markings and lack of a subterminal line. The contrast between the pale cross-lines and their dark edges is variable but never striking.

Recorded in 68 (49%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20-27mm
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   Ox-tongue and Colt's-foot.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
23/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
15/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
11/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
10/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
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