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Dark Crimson Underwing
Catocal sponsa

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2455 / 72.081

A rare species with two recorded in Worcestershire in 2020. There was an increase in sightings of this species in England in 2020.

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Additional Stats

Forewing: 29-34mm
Flight: July - October
Foodplant:   Oaks
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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