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Purple-bordered Gold
Idaea muricata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 70.002

Resident very locally in southeast Berkshire (and in neighbouring parts of Surrey). Unknown elsewhere in the region. Inhabits boggy acid heathland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1951.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Marsh Cinquefoil
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU96
22/06/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU96
22/06/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU96
18/07/20161VC22 - BerkshireSU86
06/07/20161VC22 - BerkshireSU86

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