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Sub-angled Wave
Scopula nigropunctata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1684 / 70.020

Davey, P., 2009: Resident in south-east England on coastal undercliffs and woods inland in Sussex and Kent, otherwise a very rare immigrant, the larva feeding mainly on traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba) and honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum), and to a lesser extent on various herbaceous plants. This single-brooded species is widespread across Europe, colonising woodland. There is one record from Dorset: Arne Wood, on 26 July 1995 (B Pickess). This individual was trapped at light a time of... Read More

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Recorded in 3 (8%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/201519SY67 Portland / Weymouth
19/07/201419SY66 Portland Bill
26/07/199519SY98 Wareham

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