Geometridae : Ennominae
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
Ennomos alniaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1913 / 70.234

A common resident across the region.

A species of woodland, scrub, gardens etc.

Overwinters as an egg while adults come to light.

Recorded in 108 (77%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: July - October
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder, limes, elms
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
05/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
05/10/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
04/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO33
30/09/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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