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Small Yellow Underwing
Panemeria tenebrata

(Scopoli, 1763) 2397 / 73.048

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in England and Wales, the larva feeding on common mouse-ear (Cerastium fontanum) and field mouse-ear (Cerastium arvense). In Dorset, this handsome day-flying species is widespread but local and usually at low density but potentially under-recorded due to its small size and to its similarity, at least on the wing, to day-flying Pyrausta micromoth species. It tends to occur in unimproved grassland, on verges and in gardens on all soil types, where common mouse-ear... Read More

Recorded in 20 (50%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Common Mouse-ear and Field Mouse-ear
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
22/05/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
21/05/201919ST50 Halstock
16/05/201919SY59 Powerstock / Kingcombe
14/05/2019+9SY69 Dorchester / Sydling
13/05/201919SY88 Wool / Lulworth

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