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Dotted Border
Agriopis marginaria (Fabricius, 1777)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1934 / 70.255
Photo © Mike Gasson,  19/02/2016 - Stibbard

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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak. Other broadleaf trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, including a virtually all-dark form, ab. fuscata.
Woodland, gardens, heathland and scrub.

The females are flightless, and have only vestigial wings.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/03/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
02/03/2021327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/03/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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