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Heart Moth
Dicycla oo

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2315 / 73.218

Morley's Final Catalogue: Yet rarer, almost evanescent. A single example at Tuddenham about 1870 (Wrt). One captured at Campion flower in Coddenham during 1928 (Crisp).

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct. Now very rare in the UK.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodland and parkland with mature Oaks.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1870.
Last Recorded in 1928.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1928125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
1870126TL77 - Mildenhall
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Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: Late June-mid-July
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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