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Grey Chi
Antitype chi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.228

Formerly local and uncommon in the northern half of the region, but there are no very recent records. This is a northern and western species and the region is near the southern edge of its range, which appears to be retreating northwards. Occurs in a range of open habitats.

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Recorded in 18 (23%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2009.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/20092VC23 - OxfordshireSP51
22/08/20091VC23 - OxfordshireSP20
10/10/20051VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
29/08/20051VC23 - OxfordshireSP43
19941VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP95

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