Geometridae : Ennominae
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Feathered Thorn
Colotois pennaria

(Linnaeus, 1761) 70.244/1923
Norfolk status
English name from the feathery antennae of the male.
Woodland, parks and gardens.

Rich reddish-brown ground colour, with very dark, heavily marked specimens occasionally recorded.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/12/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/11/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
22/11/2014328TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
22/11/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Dec.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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