Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata
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Treble-bar
Aplocera plagiata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1867 / 70.192

A fairly common resident.

Found in a wide range of habitats.

Overwinters as a larva. Adults can be disturbed during the day and later fly at dusk, coming to light.

Note examination of the tip of the male's abdomen needed to separate from Lesser Treble-bar. In that species it is more rounded

Recorded in 88 (63%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-22mm.
Flight: May - June and August - September
Foodplant:   St John's-worts
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
20/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
20/09/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
17/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
14/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54

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