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Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura plecta
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Radford's Flame Shoulder
Ochropleura leucogaster

(Freyer, [1831]) 73.330

This is a rare but increasing immigrant species, with no Upper Thames records until one was found in Berkshire in 2020, followed by the first for Buckinghamshire in 2021. It has been seen more frequently in south-east England in recent years.

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Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants including Common Bird's-foot Trefoil
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/10/20211VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
22/10/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU48

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