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Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1655 / 65.011

Davey, P., 2009: A species found throughout Britain, the larva feeding on aspen (Populus tremula) and to a lesser extent other poplar (Populus spp.) species. In Dorset, aspen is a scarce tree and despite light trapping in several localities where aspen groves are established, all but two have failed to produce the moth. The exceptions are two adjacent woods in the far north-east of Dorset where aspen trees are scattered amongst old oak and birch woodland. Managing a varied age structure of... Read More

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Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Aspen and other poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/201519SZ09 Poole
31/05/201519SZ09 Poole
24/05/201519SZ09 Poole
08/07/201319SU11 Alderholt
25/06/200919SU11 Alderholt

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