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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis
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Marbled Brown
Drymonia dodonaea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2014 / 71.010

An uncommon resident.

A species of old oak woodland with mature oaks.

Overwinters as a pupa, males often come to light, females less so.

Note Lacks the crescent-shaped central dot of Lunar Marbled Brown.

Recorded in 51 (36%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
27/05/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
27/05/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
26/05/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSK04
22/05/20227VC40 - ShropshireSO48

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