Geometridae : Ennominae
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Dotted Border
Agriopis marginaria

(Fabricius, 1777) 1934 / 70.255

A common resident across the region.

Most abundant in woodland but also found in scrub, hedgerows, larger gardens etc.

Overwinters as a pupa. The females are flightless and have only vestigial wings but males come readily to light.

Recorded in 109 (78%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: February - April
Foodplant:   Oaks and other 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
24/05/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
25/04/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
18/04/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
16/04/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
16/04/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP07

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