Noctuidae : Hadeninae
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Beautiful Brocade
Lacanobia contigua

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2156 / 73.265

Davey, P., 2009: A local species confined to acid soils in the British Isles, the larva feeding on various herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees, including birch (Betulae spp.) and sallow (Salix spp.). In Dorset, the moth is at low density, and found exclusively on heathland blocks, particularly those where deciduous trees and shrubs such as birch, sallow or bog-myrtle (Myrtillus vaccinium) are present, a preference exhibited also by Ringed Carpet1939.

Recorded in 17 (43%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1964.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
25/06/201919SY89 Bere Regis
21/05/201919ST61 Sherborne
29/06/201819SZ09 Poole
29/06/201829SZ09 Poole

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