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Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Canary-shouldered Thorn
70.2340 (B&F: 1913)

Synonym(s):
Ennomos tiliaria (Borkhausen, 1794)


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

A resident species that occurs singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats, but is occasionally common to very common at mv light in deciduous woodland. Probably generally distributed, but high numbers are very local to irregular. Single brooded, flying mainly from late July to mid October. The larvae feed on (silver) birch, alder, sallow and lime. (Pratt 2011)

Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Steyning, 14 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Winchelsea, 26 vii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 03 viii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 07 viii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
West Hoathly, 16 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Battle, 31 vii 2020
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hastings, 06 viii 2020
Photo: Angela Bogie
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plumpton, 07 viii 2020
Photo: Carole Nicholson
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crawley Down, 08 viii 2020
Photo: Martin Williams
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dove’s Nest, 04 ix 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plumpton, 28 ix 2020
Photo: Nick Ostler
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Seaford, 13 ix 2020
Photo: Bob Eade
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
South Saxon Wetlands, 10 viii 2013
Photo: Crystal Ray
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, viii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Climping, 13 x 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ringmer, 15 viii 2009
Photo: Mark Underhill
Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 23 viii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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