Geometridae : Ennominae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © David Griffith,  Came to MV light, Lyonshall garden 27/3/22

View all 16 photos >

Immature stages

Similar West Midlands Species
Small Brindled Beauty
Apocheima hispidaria
Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria
Upload a Photo
Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1926 / 70.247

A common species found across the region.

Found in a range of habitats including urban gardens.

Overwinters as an egg, females are wingless and males come readily to light.

Recorded in 91 (65%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-24mm
Flight: Jan - March (sometimes December)
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
< Small Brindled Beauty  |  Brindled Beauty >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
25/12/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
24/12/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
08/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
30/04/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO65 -
21/03/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO67

We need your records!
Do you have records of Pale Brindled Beauty?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2022
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
© 2022 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2022
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy