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1332 (Large Grey), Scoparia subfusca Haworth, 1811

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species generally occurring sparingly but it is sometimes fairly common to common in a wide range of habitats, vegetated shingle beaches being especially favoured. Widespread but missing from large areas. This species is single-brooded flying mainly from early June to late August, occasionally to early September. Larvae feed on the roots of yellow succory (hawkweed ox-tongue) and coltsfoot. (Pratt, 2011).

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Findon Valley, 10 vii 2009 Photo: Mike Snelling

Scoparia subfusca Haworth, 1811

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