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Mediterranean Brocade
Spodoptera littoralis

(Boisduval, 1833) 2386 / 73.089

Davey, P., 2009: Recorded on four occasions as a scarce migrant species in coastal localities in south-east England and East Anglia, and imported with Chrysanthemum plants into nurseries across southern Britain in the early 1960s. A pest species in the tropics and sub-tropics, the polyphagous larva feeding on a wide range of plants and shrubs, and, since the 1950s, established in parts of southern Europe. In Dorset, the moth has been seen as an adult on two occasions at light traps in recent... Read More

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Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 1979.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: June-Oct
Foodplant:   Wide range of plants abroad
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/197919SZ08 Studland / Sandbanks
14/10/197819SY98 Wareham

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