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Ancylis apicella

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.212

A Nationally Scarce species of wet woodland and heathland found very locally across parts of England. In our region there are three records, of which only one is recent (from Wildmoor Heath, Berks).

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Buckthorn
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU86
01/05/19952VC22 - BerkshireSU66
1939+VC23 - OxfordshireSU77
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