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Mother Shipton
Callistege mi

(Clerck, 1759) 2462 / 72.084
=Euclidia mi
Norfolk status
Local.
Grassland, heathland, meadows.
Day-flying moth, flying only in sunshine.
Mainly in the Brecks and north to the coast.
English name refers to the forewing markings, which appear to show an old lady or witch's head, refering to 'Old Mother Shipton', the 16th century Yorkshire witch!

(Note 2022 name change to Callistege mi)

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2022127TG22 - Buxton
09/06/2022128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
08/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/06/2022127TG06 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/06/2022528TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Clovers, Trefoil, Black Medick and Lucerne other grasses
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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