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Green-brindled Crescent
Allophyes oxyacanthae

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2245 / 73.068
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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/05/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
16/11/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/11/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/11/2018127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
15/11/2018127TG33 - Bacton
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, Crab Apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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