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Green-brindled Crescent
Allophyes oxyacanthae

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.068/2245
Norfolk status
Two distinct forms of this species, the typical has patches of metallic green scales giving it an attractive sheen in the correct light. A melanic form, (f. capucina) is found in suburban areas, and shows much less green.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub and gardens.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2018.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/05/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/11/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/11/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/11/2017228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/11/2017128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, Crab Apple
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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