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Coxcomb Prominent
Ptilodon capucina

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2008 / 71.021

A common species across the region.

Found wherever the foodplants occur.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults come regularly to light.

Recorded in 111 (79%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-22mm
Flight: April - June and August - September
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ93
17/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
17/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
15/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
15/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85

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