Geometridae : Ennominae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Oak Beauty
Biston strataria
Dotted Border
Agriopis marginaria
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 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/05/2016128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
21/05/2016128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
13/05/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
12/02/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/02/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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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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