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Green Silver-lines
Pseudoips prasinana

(Warren, 1913) 2422 / 74.008

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in southern Britain, but local in Scotland, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.), beech (Fagus sylvatica), hazel (Corylus avellana) and birch (Betulae spp.), less frequently on other deciduous tree species. In Dorset, the moth is more widespread than the Scarce Silver-lines2421, due to the greater availability of food sources, and is usually at low density wherever there are deciduous trees. It rises to frequent in the old oak and birch woods that still... Read More

Recorded in 37 (93%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - July (Aug)
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
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
23/08/201919SY98 Wareham
05/08/201919SY98 Wareham
02/08/201919SU00 Wimborne
26/07/201919SY78 Broadmayne
26/07/201919SY79 Puddletown

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