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Pretty Chalk Carpet
Melanthia procellata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.128

Widespread in parts of the region. Found in woodland and scrub on calcareous soils.

Recorded in 46 (59%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining Species (BAP R)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
29/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
20/08/2022+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU78
20/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
18/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80

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