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Aethes williana

(Brahm, 1791)49.116

A Nationally Scarce species restricted to parts of the south-eastern UK. Even though the food-plant is fairly widespread the moth is very rare in our region, with post-millennium records from only a couple of sites. Flies by day as well as coming to light at night.

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Recorded in 6 (8%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Wild Carrot
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
02/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
29/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
22/05/20082VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
12/05/20081VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
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