Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Wyre Forest, Hawkbatch. February 19th 2017.

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Dotted Border
Agriopis marginaria
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Spring Usher
Agriopis leucophaearia

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1932 / 70.253

A common species across the region and one of the first to be on the wing.

Most common in oak woodland but can be found anywhere mature oaks grow.

Overwinters as a pupa, adult males come to light; females are wingless.

Recorded in 83 (59%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: January - March
Foodplant:   Oaks
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
04/03/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
23/02/20226VC40 - ShropshireSO48
22/02/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO49
16/02/2022+VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
15/02/20226VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82

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