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Bordered White
Bupalus piniaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1954 / 70.276

Davey, P., 2009: A species found throughout Britain, the larva feeding on scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and other pine species. In Dorset, this predominantly day flying moth is locally common among scots pine across the Poole Basin and in localities where lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) has been block planted, again across the Poole Basin and elsewhere in localities such as Black Down and Stubhampton Bottom. The following singletons trapped at light in coastal localities well away from pine... Read More

Recorded in 25 (63%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2019+9SY98 Wareham
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis
12/07/201919SY98 Wareham
25/06/201919SZ08 Studland / Sandbanks
23/05/201919SZ09 Poole

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