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Setina irrorella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2036 / 72.050
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 11-18mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Lichens
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Status
Mainly a coastal species, occurring along the south and west coast of England.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Setina irrorella, Linn.
"Mr. F. Norgate reports the capture of this local species in Foxly Wood."
Barrett also noted this record in The Lepidoptera of the British Islands vol 2 (1893) as "surely must have been migrating".

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
1873 to 1913127TG02Foxley Wood
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