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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2463 / 72.083

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in southern and eastern England, more local further north and west, the larva feeding on clover (Trifolium spp.), trefoil (Lotus spp.), medick (Medicago spp.) and related species. In Dorset, this day-flying moth is locally abundant in unimproved dry grassland on chalky soils where common bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) occurs. It is at low density in damp woodland and on unimproved grassland on clay soils where greater bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus... Read More

Recorded in 31 (78%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1950.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-15mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Clovers and trefoils
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/201939SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
03/07/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
02/07/201919SY48 Burton Bradstock
01/07/201919ST81 Shillingstone
22/06/201939SZ09 Poole

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