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Epirrita dilutata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

November Moth
70.1070 (B&F: 1795)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Operophterini

A resident species often fairly common to common at mv light in both vice-counties. Local in high numbers and scarce along treeless parts of the coast. Single-brooded flying mainly from mid October to mid December. Larvae feed on oak, silver birch, sallow, hawthorn and wych elm. (Pratt, 2011)

Epirrita dilutata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, x 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Epirrita dilutata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 04 xi 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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