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Lace Border
Scopula ornata

(Scopoli, 1763) 70.021

Thought to be an extinct former resident of our region, inhabiting chalk grassland. A record from Denham, Bucks in June 2024 (not yet mapped) may have been a wanderer.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1875.
Last Recorded in 1977.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Thyme, Wild Majoram
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/19771VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
19761VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU97
01/01/1875 to 31/12/1904+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80

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