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Purple Bar
Cosmorhoe ocellata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.087

Widespread and common across the region, in a range of habitats but more especially on well-drained soils.

Recorded in 65 (83%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP32
26/08/20222VC23 - OxfordshireSP51
22/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
20/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
20/08/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU78

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