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Feathered Gothic
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(Poda, 1761) 2178 / 73.253

Morley's Final Catalogue: Generally distributed, and occasionally quite numerous. During heavy rain, great numbers came in to light at Copdock Rectory late in the Augusts of both 1881 and 1894 (Hkg); it occurs thence to Fritton.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common, especially in the Sandlings and Brecks.

Life history: Single-brooded. Regular at light, usually in small numbers.

Identification: Both Gothic and Bordered gothic fly earlier in the year. Feathered gothic has very distinctive feathered antennae in the male.

Habitat: Heathland, acid grassland, woodland rides, parkland, gardens.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1881.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
16/09/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
16/09/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
16/09/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
13/09/2023126TL77 - Mildenhall
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Forewing: 16-22mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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