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1904 Scorched Wing, Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)

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A resident species usually occurring sparingly but sometimes fairly common and occasionally common at mv light in deciduous woods; scarce along the treeless parts of the coast. Generally distributed in large areas, but high numbers are very local and distinctly episodic. A single brooded species flying from mid May to late July. Larvae feed on beech, oak, sallow, and (silver) birch. (Pratt 2011)

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Findon Valley, 04 vi 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling

Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)

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Distribution map for Plagodis dolabraria

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Phenology chart for Plagodis dolabraria

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