Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

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Feathered Thorn
1923 Colotois pennaria
(Linnaeus, 1761) 70.244
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 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Season: One generation Sept-Dec.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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