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Striped Wainscot
Mythimna pudorina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2196 / 73.289

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in south-east England, otherwise local in the rest of England and Wales, the larva feeding near the ground on various broad-bladed grasses such as common reed (Phragmites australis), hairy wood-rush (Luzula pilosa), purple moor-grass (Molinia caerulea), cock's-foot (Dactylus glomerata) and reed canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea). In Dorset, the moth is common to abundant among purple moor-grass on wet heaths and mire in the Poole Basin, and at low density... Read More

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Recorded in 29 (73%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Grasses
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
01/08/2019+9SY98 Wareham
24/07/201929SY98 Wareham
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis

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