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Green Silver-lines
Pseudoips prasinana

(Warren, 1913) 2422 / 74.008

Morley's Final Catalogue: Certainly scarcer than thirty years ago, when it was frequent and sometimes even abundant in the Bentley* and Assington woods; occurring also at Easton, Leiston and Beccles (ante 1890). Belstead wood, somewhat scarce in 1899 (Platten); one at Waldringfield in 1929 (Wlr); common at Blythburgh (Btn.); Tuddenham Fen in 1909 (Mly); a few larvae near Timworth in 1911 (Nurse). Bentley, abundant before 10 a.m. (Crisp).

Recent status: A common and widespread resident.

Life history: Single-brooded in late spring/summer. Larvae regularly found on Oak in the autumn.

Identification Unmistakeable.

Habitats: Woodland, woodland rides, wooded heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 53 (91%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2024125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
29/06/2024125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
27/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
27/06/2024125TM57 - Southwold
26/06/2024125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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