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Marbled Brown
Drymonia dodonaea
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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2015 / 71.011

A common resident across the region.

A species of old oak woodland, hedgerows, parks etc where large oaks are present.

Note The central crescent shaped spot distinguishes it from Marbled Brown.

Recorded in 93 (66%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: April - May
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
30/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91 -
22/05/20222VC40 - ShropshireSO48
22/05/20226VC40 - ShropshireSO48
19/05/202213VC40 - ShropshireSO48
17/05/20225VC40 - ShropshireSO48

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