Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Brian Jones,  Alder Carr, Aldeby, 23/2/2012

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria
Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria
Small Brindled Beauty
Apocheima hispidaria

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.246/1925
Norfolk status
Early spring species. Wingless females and quite variable males.
Mature oak woodland.

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Separation of Brindled-Pale Brindled & Small Brindled Beauty - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/03/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
16/03/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/03/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/02/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
20/04/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Season: One generation Feb-March.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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