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Round-winged Muslin
Thumatha senex

(Hübner, 1808) 2035 / 72.037

Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring throughout England and Wales, but local further north, the larva feeding on algae, lichens and mosses. In Dorset, the moth is common in marsh, bog and fen, especially where there is thick vegetation such as reed, sedge, rush or sallow scrub. Examples encountered in dry localities are probably wanderers from core damp habitat. The national norm is for the adult flight period to be in July and August; however, mid-June to late-July is the norm in Dorset.

Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1931.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-11mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Lichens and mosses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/201919SY79 Puddletown
05/08/201919SY79 Puddletown
02/08/201919SY79 Puddletown
31/07/201949SY98 Wareham
31/07/201949SY79 Puddletown

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