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Frosted Orange
Gortyna flavago

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2364 / 73.121

A fairly common species across the region.

A species of rough grassland, woodland rides, weedy places.

Overwinters as an egg and adults are attracted to light.

Recorded in 89 (64%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Thistles, burdocks and Foxglove
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
06/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
05/10/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
04/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
04/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33

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