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Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2076 / 74.002

Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring mainly along the coasts of southern England, and inland in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey, the larva feeding on dewberry (Rubus caesius), raspberry (Rubus idaeus) and strawberry (Fragaria spp.). In Dorset, until recently this species was restricted to the coastal fringe among bramble (Rubus fruticosus) and dewberry where it was at low density; it was rarely observed more than five kilometres from the coastal belt. Since 2001, the species has spread across... Read More

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1935.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-11mm
Flight: One or two generations June - August (August - September)
Foodplant:   Dewberry, Bramble, Raspberry and Strawberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
02/08/2019+9SY98 Wareham
01/08/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
31/07/201919SY98 Wareham
30/07/201919SY79 Puddletown

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