Zygaenidae : Procridinae
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Cistus Forester
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Forester
Adscita statices

(Linnaeus, 1758) 54.002

Very local in the region, in damp neutral grassland. Strong colonies include those in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in the River Ray catchment, and a site north of Reading.

Recorded in 22 (28%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Sorrel and Sheep's Sorrel
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Priority Species
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
13/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP62
13/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP62
13/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP62
13/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP62

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