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Olive Crescent
Trisateles emortualis

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 72.070

Status in the region uncertain. A woodland species formerly resident very locally in the Chilterns, and recent records suggest the existence of new populations in the southeast. Also occurs in Britain as an immigrant and has recently colonised sites elsewhere in southern England.

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Recorded in 8 (10%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1859.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Oak, Beech, Sweet Chestnut, on dead and dying leaves
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
< Beautiful Hook-tip | Purple Marbled >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
19/07/20211VC23 - OxfordshireSP50
31/07/20201VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
17/07/20171VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU88
07/07/20171VC22 - BerkshireSU86

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