Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Matthew Casey,  Costessey, early specimen - 06/01/2013

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1932 Agriopis leucophaearia
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.253
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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/03/2014128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
March 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/02/2014127TG24 - Cromer
25/02/2014127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
25/02/2014127TG20 - Norwich
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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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