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Bordered White
Bupalus piniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1954 / 70.276
Photo © Nick Watmough,  25/05/2020 - Eaton, Norwich

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-19mm
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
Nat 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 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/07/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
01/07/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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