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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2463 / 72.083

General comments:
Widespread but local resident.

The Burnet Companion is recorded on an equal number of occasions to Mother Shipton, but these records report approximately twice the number of individuals, suggesting that the Burnet Companion is the more common of the two day-flying species.

Recorded in 36 (88%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2024120TL30 - Hoddesdon / Cheshunt
27/05/2024120TL12 - Hitchin (S) / Whitwell
25/05/2024121TQ29 - Barnet / Finchley
17/05/2024120TL12 - Hitchin (S) / Whitwell
28/04/2024120TL12 - Hitchin (S) / Whitwell
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Clovers, Bird's-foot-trefoil, Black Medick and Lucerne other vetches and trefoils
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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