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Immature stages

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Spectacle
Abrostola tripartita
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Dark Spectacle
Abrostola triplasia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2449 / 73.002

Bedfordshire status
Rare resident

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (59%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2023330TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
28/08/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
05/09/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
30/08/2022230TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
16/08/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: Two generation June-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Common Nettle and Hop
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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