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Horse Chestnut
Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Hübner, [1799])
Geometridae: Ennominae
1905 / 70.225
Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Aylesbere. Devon. 01/06/2009

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Foodplant:   Heather and Cross-leaved Heath
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A single Herefordshire record from 1887 for Haugh Wood. Possibly an id error at the time and one in 2019 in Shropshire.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/04/2019140SO58 - Corve Dale/Brown Clee Hill
1887136SO53 - SE Hereford & Haugh Wood
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