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Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)

Scorched Wing
70.2240 (B&F: 1904)


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

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)

Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Findon Valley, 04 vi 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Seaford, 10 vi 2016
Photo: Bob Eade
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Seaford, 10 vi 2016
Photo: Bob Eade
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Battle, 29 v 2018
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Ringmer, 30 v 2018
Photo: John Luck
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Nr. Battle, 03 vi 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Wisborough Green, 16 v 2014
Photo: Dave and Penny Green
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Laughton Wood, 28 v 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
on Birch
Rowland Wood, 05 x 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander
Plagodis dolabraria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Rowland Wood, 05 x 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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