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  Scarce Tissue Hydria cervinalis  

B&F: 1788

ABH: 70.122

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Scarce.

Primary Habitat: Gardens.

Flight Period: Single brooded in May and June.

Records: 29 April 1987 Deanshanger School grounds (D. Brown), 8 May 1987 Nene Campus (S. Curson), 17 May 1999 Lower Benefield (P. Cawthorne) and 20 May 1998 Collyweston Quarry (D. Howton).

Observations: On 13 May 1991 in the vicinity of Barnack between six and a dozen moths were observed flying at dusk around barberry in an old hedgerow.  Since that time there have been few records and these almost always been from garden light trap catches.

Confusion Species: Tissue

L.O.N.: 1906. Kettering, Northampton. At light.

First Record: 1902, Victoria County History.