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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 01.5 June 1990

Conserving Britain's Rarest Moths

By - Paul Waring

In 1987 the known population of the British subspecies of the Essex Emerald, Thetidia smaragdaria maritima, was just 11 caterpillars. The Barberry Carpet, Pareulype berberata, was known only from a single hedgerow in Suffolk. Today the Black-veined Moth, Siona lineata, is confined to two fields in Kent.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist