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Gastropacha quercifolia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 66.012

In decline in the region, with almost all the most recent records from the River Ray catchment and the Vale of Aylesbury, where it is still regularly recorded. This pattern mirrors a steep national decline.

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

Foodplant:   Blackthorn, hawthorns and other shrubs
Red List Status: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
29/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
22/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
22/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
20/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP60

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