Geometridae : Ennominae

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Spring Usher
Agriopis leucophaearia

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.253/1932
Norfolk status
Very variable species from almost black-and-white to a drab grey. The females are wingless.
Mature oak woodland, heathland with scrub oak

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/03/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/03/2015127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
06/03/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/03/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
March 2015427TG33 - Bacton
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Jan-March.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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