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Buff Arches
Habrosyne pyritoides

(Hufnagel, 1766) 1653 / 65.009

A common species throughout the region.

A species of open woodland and grassland, but could be anywhere that Bramble is found.

Overwinters as a pupa and comes readily to light.

Recorded in 112 (80%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Bramble
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
02/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO69
02/08/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
01/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
01/08/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO77

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