Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva on oak, Denny Wood, New Forest, Hampshire, May.

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Scarce Umber
Agriopis aurantiaria

(Hübner, 1799) 1933 / 70.254

A common species found across the region.

Most abundant in open broadleaved woodland with mature trees. Also in gardens and well wooded parks.

Overwinters as an egg. Females are wingless but males are attracted to light.

Recorded in 96 (69%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-21mm
Flight: October - December
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/12/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
14/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
10/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
07/12/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
06/12/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO86

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