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Yellow Horned
Achlya flavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Drepanidae: Thyatirinae
1659 / 65.016
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Finemere Wood 2021

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Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Foodplant:   Silver and Downy Birch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread across the region, in woodland and well wooded habitats including heathland.

Recorded in 43 (55%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
11/04/2022124SP61 - Bernwood, Rushbeds, Bullingdon
28/03/2022124SP61 - Bernwood, Rushbeds, Bullingdon
26/03/2022124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
26/03/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
23/03/2022724SP61 - Bernwood, Rushbeds, Bullingdon
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