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Green Arches
Anaplectoides prasina

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2138 / 73.352

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, most frequent in southern England and Wales, the larva is polyphagous and its diet includes various herbaceous plants, honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) and bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). In Dorset, this fine moth is frequent in deciduous woodland, and locally common in old woods with dense vegetation on chalky soils. The moth is usually rare or absent well away from woodland.

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 20-25mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
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
14/07/2019+9SY39 Lyme Regis
10/07/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
09/07/2019+9SY98 Wareham
08/07/201919SY98 Wareham
07/07/2019+9SY98 Wareham

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