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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 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/11/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/11/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
13/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/11/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/11/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, Crab Apple
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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