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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Erebinae
2463 / 72.083
Photo © Garry Barlow,  Tidbury Green, West Midlands.

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Clovers and trefoils
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A fairly common species across the region.

A species of rough grassland, particularly on calcareous soils. Also on embankments and woodland rides.

Overwinters as a pupa. The adults fly during the day in the sunshine.

Recorded in 82 (59%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/07/2022137SO87 - Kidderminster
04/07/2022139SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
04/07/2022139SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
04/07/2022137SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
04/07/2022137SO98 - Dudley/Saltwells Wood
Further info: Euclidia glyphica
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