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Horse Chestnut
Pachycnemia hippocastanaria

(Hübner, [1799]) 1905 / 70.225

General comments:
Vagrant.

The two most recent records are from the Natural History Museum's wildlife garden in South Kensington in 1998 (perhaps accidentally imported as a larva) and Tring in 2020.

Recorded in 5 (12%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2020120SP91 - Tring
07/07/1998121TQ27 - Hammersmith / Westminster
07/07/1998121TQ27 - Hammersmith / Westminster
07/07/1998121TQ27 - Hammersmith / Westminster
17/09/1966120TQ29 - Barnet / Finchley
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Foodplant:   Cross-leaved Heath, Heather
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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