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White-pinion Spotted
Lomographa bimaculata

(Fabricius, 1775) 1957 / 70.279

Davey, P., 2009: A species confined to southern Britain, the larva feeding on hawthorn (Crateagus spp.) and blackthorn (Prunus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is local and at low density, occurring in a range of habitat types, mainly on chalky soil but sometimes on clay soil where hawthorn and/or plum (Prunus domestica) grow. Clay soil localities include Yellowham Wood, Piddles Wood, Merley, Gaunts Common and Castle Hill Wood. Singletons occasionally turn up elsewhere in the county. The following... Read More

Recorded in 33 (83%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-14mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, rose family
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/201929SY79 Puddletown
04/06/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
07/06/201829SY39 Lyme Regis
05/06/201819SY39 Lyme Regis
30/05/201819SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown

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