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Eudonia truncicolella
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Eudonia murana

(Curtis, 1827)1339 / 63.068

A local species, mainly on moorland. Adults are readily disturbed during the day and later come to light.

Note it is very similar to E. truncicolella but has a white spot on the thorax that that species lacks. Also, in E. truncicolella the costal end of the postmedian line is angled towards the wing base, while in E. murana it is more angled towards the apex.

Recorded in 15 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   various mosses
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
24/08/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ83
23/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
01/07/20141VC36 - HerefordshireSO23
30/05/20111VC36 - HerefordshireSO22
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