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Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 74.002

A relatively recent arrival, in recent years recorded widely across the region. This species has expanded greatly across southern England from its former strongholds along the south coast. Occurs inland on chalk downland and in open woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 51 (65%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Dewberry, Bramble, Raspberry and Strawberry
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2022+VC22 - BerkshireSU77
13/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
12/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP60
29/07/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
23/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56

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