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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

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)

Plagodis pulveraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014
Photo: Dave Green
Plagodis pulveraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014
Photo: Dave Green
Plagodis pulveraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Findon Valley, 25 vii 2008
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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