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Shears
Hada plebeja

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2147 / 73.273
=Hada nana

A fairly common resident.

A species of open habitats such as heathland, downland and open woodland.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults come to light and sugar.

Recorded in 81 (58%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
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
05/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
07/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
05/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
04/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO57
04/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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