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Rosy Rustic
Hydraecia micacea
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Butterbur
Hydraecia petasitis

Doubleday, 1847 73.124

Very local and rare in the region, in damp habitats. Considered to be in decline in southern Britain, but this is a sedentary species and it may be under-recorded.

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Recorded in 10 (13%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Butterbur
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
23/08/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU56
16/08/20181VC22 - BerkshireSU56
04/09/20141VC22 - BerkshireSU56
04/09/20141VC22 - BerkshireSU56
15/08/2014+VC22 - BerkshireSU66

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