Noctuidae : Dilobinae
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Diloba caeruleocephala

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.033

Quite widespread in the region, but declining, in line with a national trend. Appears to be persisting more successful in some areas than in others, in particular low-lying areas northeast of Oxford and in Buckinghamshire, and in east Berkshire.

Recorded in 47 (60%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, Plum, Cherry, Crab Apple
Red List Status: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining Species (BAP R)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
21/10/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
21/10/2020+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP70
20/10/20201VC23 - OxfordshireSP33
19/10/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71

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