Geometridae : Ennominae
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Feathered Thorn
Colotois pennaria

(Linnaeus, 1761) 1923 / 70.244

A common resident found across the region.

Found in a wide variety of habitats.

Overwinters as an egg, adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 113 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-23mm
Flight: September - December
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/12/20224VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
03/12/2022+VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
29/11/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
28/11/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
27/11/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91

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