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Photo © Steve Whitehouse,  To light, Warndon, VC37, 11th August 2023.

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Dark Crimson Underwing
Catocala sponsa

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2455 / 72.081

A rare species. There was an increase in sightings of this species in England in 2020.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 29-34mm
Flight: July - October
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
09/09/20211VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
15/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
11/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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