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White-pinion Spotted
Lomographa bimaculata
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Clouded Silver
Lomographa temerata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1958 / 70.280

Morley's Final Catalogue: Rather sparse in hedges everywhere: Bures, Copdock, Bentley Woods, Ipswich, Blaxhall; Brandeston, occasionally at Monks Soham light, Haughley; Coddenham, Needham, Stowmarket, Bury; Tuddenham (Waters), Brandon (Mly). A long series at Bungay light (Mn); Beccles. Unnoted in Lothingland.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Occasional records in the autumn in recent years.

Identification: White-pinion spotted only has small dark marks along the costa and is a smaller moth.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 54 (93%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/06/2024125TM57 - Southwold
29/06/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
29/06/2024125TM59 - Lowestoft
29/06/2024125TM14 - Ipswich
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Plum, Cherry, Crab Apple
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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