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Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  Biggleswade, 10/08/20 ex L. Burgess

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Dark Crimson Underwing
Catocala sponsa

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2455 / 72.081

Bedfordshire status
Very rare immigrant

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (5%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
08/09/2021130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
13/08/2021130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
10/08/2021130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
10/08/2020130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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Forewing: 29-34mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Sessile Oak
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Nationally Rare / Immigrant
BAP Status: Priority Species
Former Status: Red Data Book / Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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