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Toadflax Brocade
Calophasia lunula

(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.059

A recent arrival in the region, steadily increasing in range in line with its expansion across large parts of southeast England from former coastal strongholds. In the region it has been found in a range of open, dry habitats but particularly in urban areas. Often found as a larva.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 34 (44%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2008.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Purple Toadflax and Common Toadflax
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
< Mullein  |  Anomalous >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
02/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
01/09/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU87
23/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
18/08/20223VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP81 -

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