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Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16mm)
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Clepsis senecionana

(Hübner, 1819)991 / 49.035

Locally fairly common on upland heaths and acidic hillsides.

Vaccinium myrtillus, Potentilla erecta and other herbaceous plants with larva feeding from July to April in spun shoots and rolled leaves.

Recorded in 18 (13%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bog-myrtle, Bilberry, Goldenrod and other plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO39 -
02/06/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
01/05/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO49
19/05/20184VC40 - ShropshireSO39
25/05/20171VC40 - ShropshireSO49
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