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Yellow-line Quaker
Leptologia macilenta

(Hübner, 1809) 2264 / 73.190
=Agrochola macilenta

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding at first in spun leaves of oak (Quercus spp.), beech (Fagus spp.), poplar (Populus spp.), willow (Salix spp.) and hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), and later nocturnally on herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is locally abundant in deciduous woodland, but becomes less frequent in open habitats.

Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: September - November
Foodplant:   Oaks, poplars, Beech, sallows, Hawthorn, other plants
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
05/12/201919SY78 Broadmayne
28/11/201919SY98 Wareham
27/11/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
27/11/201949SY39 Lyme Regis
27/11/201929SY58 Abbotsbury

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