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Eudonia angustea

(Curtis, 1827)1342 / 63.069

A common species of gardens, woods and parkland. Flies from dusk and comes readily to light.

Note The combination of narrow outline, rather pointed forewings with a strong white, black-edged antemedian line is distinctive.

Recorded in 87 (62%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 17-22 mm.
Flight: July - Oct (May - June)
Foodplant:   Mosses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
16/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
13/11/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
13/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
12/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
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