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True Lover's Knot
Lycophotia porphyrea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2118 / 73.338
Photo © Phil Barden

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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather and Bell Heather.
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Recorded in 85 (89%) of 95 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/202313SX65 - South Devon
07/09/202313SY08 - South Devon
05/09/202313SX56 - South Devon
05/09/2023+3SX87 - South Devon
27/08/202333SX97 - South Devon
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