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Glaucous Shears
Papestra biren

(Goeze, 1781) 2162 / 73.272
Norfolk status
Suspected Immigrant.

A moorland moth, occurring sparsely throughout western and northern Britain.

New for Norfolk at Cley-next-the-Sea VC27 in 2021 (R. Brownsword, 06/06/2021)

Only the second record for East Anglia, recorded in Hunts VC31, June 2010.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2021.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/06/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Bog-myrtle, Meadowsweet, Creeping Willow, Bilberry and Heather
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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