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Amphipyra tragopoginis (Clerck, 1759)
Noctuidae: Amphipyrinae
2299 / 73.064
Photo © Ian Esland,  Whitchurch Hill 24/07/2018

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Mainly herbaceous plants
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and common across the region, in a wide range of habitats.

Recorded in 67 (86%) 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
25/09/2022123SP40 - Wolvercote, Wytham, Wootton
24/09/2022123SU59 - Abingdon(E), Didcot(N), Culham
14/09/2022123SP40 - Wolvercote, Wytham, Wootton
12/09/2022123SP51 - Bletchington, Otmoor, Murcott
09/09/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
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