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Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Orange Moth
70.2300 (B&F: 1924)


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

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly. It is occasionally fairly common to common at mv light in woods to the west of Eastbourne. Thinly distributed, very local and irregular in any numbers and in decline. This species is single-brooded occurring from late May to the third week in July, occasionally to the second week in August. Larvae feed on beech, blackthorn, sallow,(wild) privet, honeysuckle, Eunonymus and birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Graffham, 27 vi 2015
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Female
Oaken Wood, Surrey (SU993339), 10 vi 2012
Photo: Mark Colvin
Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Binstead Wood, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rusper, 1 vii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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