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Hellinsia tephradactyla
Plain Plume

(Hübner, [1813])1522 / 45.038

Uncommon local resident.

Solidago virgaurea with larva feeding on the leaves September to May.

Recorded in 9 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c.18-23mm.
Flight: June/Juy
Foodplant:   Goldenrod
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
24/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
02/07/20182VC40 - ShropshireSO77
28/06/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
19/06/20183VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
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