Erebidae : Hypenodinae
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White-line Snout
Schrankia taenialis

(Hübner, 1809) 2482 / 72.062

Davey, P., 2009: A species mainly confined to damp, deciduous woodland in the southern-most counties of England, the larval foodplant is unknown. In Dorset, the moth as a potential resident has been recorded and evidenced once in recent years from old, neglected woodland on ill-drained clay soil with holly understory, bilberry and deep leaf litter. Although the precise status of the moth in the county is unclear, especially as its host foodplant is unknown, research is recommended to locate... Read More

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Recorded in 9 (23%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1933.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: July to Aug. (Sept - Oct)
Foodplant:   Not known in the wild
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/201929ST71 Sturminster Newton
17/09/201819SZ07 Swanage
20/07/201819ST60 Cerne Abbas
06/07/201819SY89 Bere Regis
05/07/201819SY39 Lyme Regis

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