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Slender Burnished Brass
Thysanoplusia orichalcea

(Fabricius, 1775) 2433 / 73.004

Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species that has been seen on less than fifty occasions in Britain, and resident in the sub-tropics and the tropics, and a transitory resident across the Mediterranean region, the polyphagous larva feeding on various wild and cultivated herbaceous plants and vegetables, and a pest species on potato (Solanum tuberosum) and soybean. It has also been imported several times to the UK in the larval stage on chrysanthemums. In Dorset, the moth has been recorded at... Read More

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Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1969.
Last Recorded in 2016.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: Aug-Oct. (pos June-Nov)
Foodplant:   Low growing plants
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/201619SZ09 Poole
16/10/201419SY79 Puddletown
17/10/200719SY66 Portland Bill
23/06/200619ST80 Blandford
23/06/200619ST80 Blandford

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