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Spectacle
Abrostola tripartita

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2450 / 73.001

A common species across the region.

Found a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: One or two generations May - September
Foodplant:   Common Nettle
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
14/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
12/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
11/09/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
05/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
04/09/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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