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Pease Blossom
Periphanes delphinii

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2398 / 73.077

General comments:
Extinct resident.

Chelsea Physic Garden in 1799, Hampstead Heath on 3rd April 1863 and Harrow (flying over a clover field in August 1935) are our only records. The species is extinct in Britain and much of Europe.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (7%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1799.
Last Recorded in 1935.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 1935121TQ18 - Harrow / Wembley / Ealing
03/04/1863221TQ28 - Hendon / Hampstead / Camden
1799121TQ27 - Hammersmith / Westminster
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Foodplant:   Larkspur and Monk's-hood
GB Status: Unknown
Former Status: Extinct
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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