Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Peter Kitchener,  Little Melton. Aug. 2008

Similar Norfolk Species
Large Thorn
Ennomos autumnaria
Canary-shouldered Thorn
Ennomos alniaria
August Thorn
Ennomos quercinaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 70.233/1912
Norfolk status
One of several similar 'Thorns'.
Woodland, parkland, hedgerows, scrub and gardens

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2015127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
03/08/2015128TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 18-22mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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