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Feathered Ranunculus
Polymixis lichenea (H?bner, 1813)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2255 / 73.235
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Harlech 2019

Similar Upper Thames Species
Large Ranunculus
Polymixis flavicincta
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Very rare in the region, probably vagrant. Mainly a coastal species, and unlikely to be resident.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2018122SU58 - Didcot (S) / Streatley
11/10/2015124TQ09 - Chorleywood, Chalfont St Peter
30/09/1992124SP95 - Lavendon
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