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Bordered White
Bupalus piniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1954 / 70.276
Photo © Matthew Casey,  02/07/2019 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Coniferous woodland and heaths, on warm days males fly around conifers. Comes to light at night.

sexually dimorphic species with females showing more subdued colours.
Always rests with wings folded flat together.
Male has feathered antennae.

Recorded in 60 (81%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
26/07/2021+28TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
19/07/2021128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
18/07/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
16/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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