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2280 Miller, Acronicta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758)

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A resident species that usually occurs singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats, but is sometimes locally fairly common and occasionally locally common at mv light among deciduous woodland and heathland; always scarce along treeless parts of the coast. Well distributed, except for central parts and very irregular in numbers. A single brooded species mainly flying from late May to mid August. The larvae feed on birch, alder and aspen. (Pratt, 2011)

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Warnham LNR, 18 vi 2005 Photo: Sam Bayley

Acronicta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758)

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