Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Abundant and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: One generation, Mar-May.

Forewing: 16-20mm.

Foodplant: Broadleaved trees. Oak, Birches, sallows etc.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19291960192619401976
Year last recorded20152014201520152015
Number of records5081226119413346955
Number of individuals1981677764807202555360
Unique positions13113514820046
Unique locations13113114920848
Adult records5048222818753070942
Immature records131210

For the county, we have a total of 13584 records from 667 sites. First recorded in 1926.
 

Photos


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2188 Clouded Drab 03 larva
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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Frequent to common in all five vice-counties and like the last [ie Common Quaker], occurs in a variety of forms.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread all across the county in a great variety of forms and colours.
 

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