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Aroga velocella
Dusky Groundling

(Zeller, 1839)796 / 35.094

Uncommon local resident in sandy habitats.

Rumex acetosella with larva feeding from September to April, and in June, on the lower leaves from a silk tube. Adults come to light.

Recorded in 8 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 14-19mm
Flight: Two generations May and July/ August
Foodplant:   Sheep's Sorrel
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
28/06/20195VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/06/201915VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/06/201910VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
28/06/2019+VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
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