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Varied Coronet - Hadena compta

Bradley & Fletcher No.: 2170

The Varied Coronet is either an immigrant or introduction that was first recorded as breeding in Dover as recently as 1948. Since then it has spread rapidly across southern England. It principally inhabits gardens and calcareous grasslands. The larvae feed on the ripening seedpods of Sweet-William and Bladder Campion.

Post-2000 records
Pre-2000 records

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More detailed information on this species can be found on the Hantsmoths website.