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Dentated Pug
Anticollix sparsata (Treitschke, 1828)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1863 / 70.129
Photo © Dave Grundy,  attracted to moth lights, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, on 24/07/12

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Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Yellow Loosestrife
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare species, probably now absent. Was found at Loynton Moss NR, Staffordshire on 9th July 1973. Its foodplant grows on the moss there. Not seen since.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1973.
Last Recorded in 1973.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/1973139SJ72 - Aqualate/Doley
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