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Plagodis pulveraria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Barred Umber
70.2230 (B&F: 1903)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Geometroidea
  »Family: Geometridae
   »Subfamily: Ennominae
    »Tribe: Hypochrosini

Status and ecology:

A resident species generally occurring singly but occasionally seen sparingly in woods; rare along the coast. Largely confined to the extreme north-east and south-west of the county. Local and episodic in appearance. Single brooded, mainly flying from mid May to mid June. The larvae food mainly on hazel but also on (silver) birch, sallow, ash and oak. (Pratt 2011)

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Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014 Photo: Dave Green

Plagodis pulveraria (Linnaeus, 1758)

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