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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2463 / 72.083

Morley's Final Catalogue: Very local before 1890 at Herringfleet, in Lothingland (Crf); and both Tuddenham (Skepper, &c.) and Newmarket heath (Fenland), in the Breck. Never seen since that year (Mly) and no later records.

Recent Suffolk status: Locally common, especially in the Brecks and the west of the County. Much scarcer in the east.

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer. Day-flying.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Grassland, waste ground, road verges.

Recorded in 22 (38%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
19/06/2023126TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
03/06/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
27/05/2023125TM14 - Ipswich
23/05/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Clovers, Bird's-foot-trefoil, Black Medick and Lucerne other vetches and trefoils
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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