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Chimney Sweeper
Odezia atrata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.130

Local overall but quite widespread in the north of the region but very local elsewhere. Inhabits unimproved, dry grassland.

Recorded in 30 (38%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Pignut, on the flowers and seeds
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP91
19/06/20228VC23 - OxfordshireSP34
16/06/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP33
16/06/20229VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP73
16/06/20226VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP73

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