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Agriopis leucophaearia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1932 / 70.253
Photo © Dave Appleton,  03/02/2013 - Bawdeswell

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Dotted Border
Agriopis marginaria
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Jan-March.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/02/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
22/02/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
22/02/2019127TG20 - Norwich
22/02/2019327TG51 - Winterton/Caister
21/02/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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