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Orange Upperwing
Jodia croceago

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2257 / 73.199

Davey, P., 2009: A declined species seen just several times in the past twenty-five years, the most recent in Sussex on 11 May 2006 (an opportunity for immigration from north-east France arose a couple of days before this date), possibly on the verge of extinction. Historically found very locally in many counties south-west of a line between Cheshire and Essex, the larva feeding on pendunculate oak (Quercus robor) and sessile oak (Quercus petraea), and abroad also but to a lesser extent on... Read More

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Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 1936.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: September - November, February - May
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Possibly Extinct (PE)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
22/03/193619SY89 Bere Regis
21/10/192719SY89 Bere Regis
23/03/1897+9SY99 Lytchett Matravers
17/03/1842+9ST60 Cerne Abbas
01/01/1800 to 31/12/1899+9SZ09 Poole

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