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Kentish Glory
Endromis versicolora

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1644 / 67.001

An rare species in our region, possibly now extinct. One pre-1900 record from Burnt Wood in Staffordshire. Last Herefordshire record was 1908. Recorded regularly from both Worcestershire and Shropshire parts of Wyre Forest from 1871 to 1969 and last record was from the Shropshire side in 1972.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 1972.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: M 27-30mm. F 34-39mm.
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Silver Birch
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
1972+VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
1971+VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
19701VC40 - ShropshireSO77
19691VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
1961+VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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