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Double-striped Pug
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

(Haworth, 1809) 1862 / 70.141

Davey, P., 2009: A common species in Britain, the polyphagous larva feeding on the flowers and leaves of a wide range of plants and shrubs. In Dorset, the moth is ubiquitous and often abundant, especially on gorse-clad heathland and in oak woodland. It has been noted in every month of the year; occasional large well-marked specimens are trapped during migrant activity, especially during October. The moth seems to have three main broods; these are in spring, summer and autumn, respectively, but... Read More

Recorded in 41 (103%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: March - May, July - August
Foodplant:   many plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/11/2019+9SY39 Lyme Regis
31/10/201919SY98 Wareham
24/10/201939SY49 Bridport
23/10/201929SY49 Bridport
23/10/201949SY49 Bridport

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