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Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subspecies:
     Adscita statices statices (Linnaeus, 1758)

Forester
54.0020 (B&F: 163)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Zygaenoidea
    »Family: Zygaenidae
      »Subfamily: Procridinae
        »Tribe: Procridini

A resident species in decline, sometimes fairly common on downland slopes in the East, previously also along a few woodland rides. In danger of extinction in the West. Generally extremely local, distinctly irregular in numbers and never recorded to the east of Eastbourne. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early July. Larvae feed on sorrel. (Pratt, 2011)

Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Devils Dyke, 24 v 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Malling Down, 6 vii 2010
Photo: Neil Hulme
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cissbury Ring, 4 vii 2011
Photo: Colin Knight
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Castle Hill NNR, 17 vii 2010
Photo: Barbera Woods
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Deep Dene, 23 vi 2010
Photo: Bob Eade
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cissbury Ring, 30 vi 2008
Photo: Tom Ottley
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Edburton, vi 2008
Photo: Tony Wilson
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
Edburton, 3 vi 2007
Photo: Tony Wilson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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