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Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Orange Moth
70.2300 (B&F: 1924)

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

Status and ecology:

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly. It is occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in woods to the west of Eastbourne. Thinly distributed, very local and irregular in any numbers and in decline. This species is single-brooded occurring from late May to the third week in July, occasionally to the second week in August. Larvae feed on beech, blackthorn, sallow,(wild) privet, honeysuckle, Eunonymus and birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Female
Oaken Wood, Surrey (SU993339), 10 vi 2012 Photo: Mark Colvin

Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

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