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Bird's Wing
Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2301 / 73.105
Photo © Adam Bassett,  Marlow Bottom, 06/07/2014

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Quite widespread in parts of the region. Its relative scarcity in the northern half coincides with a larger gap in the national distribution. Occurs in a range of habitats.

Recorded in 43 (55%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2022124SP60 - Waterperry, Long Crendon
17/07/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
16/07/2022122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
11/07/2022122SU46 - Newbury
11/07/2022124SU99 - Amersham, Beaconsfield
Further info: Dypterygia scabriuscula
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