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Capperia britanniodactylus
Wood-sage Plume

(Gregson, 1869)1494 / 45.028
=Capperia britanniodactyla

Uncommon local resident.

Teucrium scorodonia with larva feeding from September to May. In the spring eating part way through the stem of a shoot, causing it to droop, and feeding on the withering leaves.

Recorded in 23 (16%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-21mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Wood-sage
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
28/06/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
07/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
07/07/20181VC40 - ShropshireSO49
29/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
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