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Dusky Scalloped Oak
Crocallis dardoinaria

Donzel,1840 1921a / 70.242

Davey, P., 2009: First observed in 1990 on the Channel Islands and now resident on Guernsey, this species was first recorded on the UK mainland in Devon on 21 September in the phenomenal immigrant season of 2006. In Dorset, a further mainland example was trapped by Dave Foot and Phil Sterling on 22 August 2009. The airflow on both occasions was between south and south-west from Biscay via Brittany and the Channel Islands, and it seems likely therefore that both were immigrants. The larva feeds... Read More

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Recorded in 1 (3%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2009.
Last Recorded in 2009.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Local (Immigrant)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Date#VC10k Area
22/08/200919SY58 Abbotsbury

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