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73.080 [B&F: 2308] Latin (Callopistria juventina) (Stoll, 1782)

 

Very rare immigrant from southern Europe, appearing in southern England on four occasions: at Laughton Woods, Sussex, 16 May 1959; Wye, Kent, 27 July 1962; Swanage, Dorset, 7 July 2001, and at Bracklesham, West Sussex on 10 August 2012. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 34-36 mm. A beautifully marked, highly distinctive moth. Larva feeds on Bracken, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Sandy Point (SZ79)20-Jul-2016oneJohnson, AAdult
Lymington (SZ39)23-Jun-2017oneHarmer, AAdult

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