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Ascotis fortunata
Ascotis fortunata

(Blachier, 1887) 1948x

Norfolk status
Accidental import.

Native from the western Canary Islands to Gran Canaria as well as Madeira and the Azores.
An extremely variable moth both as larva and imago.

An adult moth was found at rest in a garden in Norfolk June 2021. It is believed to have travelled here from Madeira in luggage!

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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Foodplant:   polyphagous on shrubs and herbs
GB Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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