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August Thorn
Ennomos quercinaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1912 / 70.233
Photo © Linda S,  Blakeney

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Large Thorn
Ennomos autumnaria
Canary-shouldered Thorn
Ennomos alniaria
Forewing: 18-22mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
One of several similar 'Thorns'.
Woodland, parkland, hedgerows, scrub and gardens

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
12/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
06/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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