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Spotted Sulphur
Acontia trabealis

(Scopoli, 1763) 2414 / 73.029
=Emmelia trabealis
Norfolk status
Presumed extinct.
Recorded at various Breck sites from 1847 until 1930, after which it became progressively scarce.
Last reported in Suffolk June 1960.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 1950.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1950 to 31/12/1951+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
July 1947128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
1940128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
1940128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
July 1932128TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One generation May-July. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Field Bindweed
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct
Former Status: Extinct
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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