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Kentish Glory
Endromis versicolora (Linnaeus, 1758)
1644 / 67.001
Photo © Peter Hall,  Culbin Forest, Moray April 23rd 2022

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: M 27-30mm. F 34-39mm.
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Silver Birch
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

An rare species in our region, possibly now extinct. One pre-1900 record from Burnt Wood in Staffordshire. Last Herefordshire record was 1908. Recorded regularly from both Worcestershire and Shropshire parts of Wyre Forest from 1871 to 1969 and last record was from the Shropshire side in 1972.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 1972.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
1972+37SO77 - Wyre Forest
1971+37SO77 - Wyre Forest
1970140SO77 - Wyre Forest
1969137SO77 - Wyre Forest
1961+37SO77 - Wyre Forest
Further info: Endromis versicolora
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