Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Dick Jones,  Dersingham, Feb 2010

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

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/02/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/02/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/02/2015228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/02/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/02/20152227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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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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