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Photo © Brian Jones,  Form cognatana - Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk (VC25 East Suffolk). 31/07/2020

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Dorset Cream Wave
Stegania trimaculata

(Villers, 1789) 1888a / 70.210

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not recorded in the county during Morley's time.

Recent Status:The sole county record of this very rare immigrant to Britain was taken at actinic light at Gorleston-on-Sea on the night of 31 July 2020 (B. Jones). The specimen was of the brown form cognatana.

This capture represents just the fifth British record - the first was in Dorset in 1978.

Identification: To follow.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020125TG50 - Gorleston
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Foodplant:   Poplar
GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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