Main: (Zygaenidae / Procridinae)
54.001 [B&F: 0165] Scarce Forester (Jordanita globulariae) (Hübner, 1793)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) on calcareous grassland in Kent, Sussex, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Recorded at Porton Down and Shipton Bellinger on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan male 23-30 mm, female 19-23 mm. Day-flying. Very similar to Forester Adscita statices and Cistus Forester A. geryon, from which distinguished by minute differences in the antennae. Larva mines the leaves of Common Knapweed and Greater Knapweed.

Flightime guide
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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
1-km square SU23451201981Not recorded
1-km square SU23461201981Not recorded
Over Wallop12106/07/2016Adult
Porton Down12024/07/1994Adult
Porton Down12024/07/1994Adult
Shipton Bellinger12010/06/2000Adult
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