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Cream-bordered Green Pea
Earias clorana

(Linnaeus, 1761) 2418 / 74.011

Davey, P., 2009: A local wetland species mainly in south-east England and East Anglia, the larva feeds within spun terminal shoots of willow and sallow (Salix spp.). In Dorset, the moth is frequent in wetland across the Poole Basin where it colonises sallow-rich heathland, fens and river valleys. It is also locally frequent in coastal situations on the Fleet, at Radipole and at Lodmoor, and in Christchurch Harbour. Dispersed singletons are very occasionally trapped some distance away from core... Read More

Recorded in 22 (55%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1935.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - July (Aug)
Foodplant:   Sallows and willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/201919SY78 Broadmayne
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis
23/07/201919SY49 Bridport
13/07/2019+9SY98 Wareham
10/07/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown

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