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Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

Brindled White-spot
70.2730 (B&F: 1950)

Synonym(s):
Parectropis luridata (Borkhausen, 1794) homonym
Parectropis extersaria (Hübner, [1799])


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

A resident species usually occurring sparingly, but it is sometimes fairly common to common at mv light in deciduous woods. Only patchily distributed and completely missing from central areas and much of the coast. High numbers are very local and irregular. This species is single-brooded occurring mainly from late May to early July, occasionally from mid May or to the second week of August. Larvae feed on oak and (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Etchingham, 31 v 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Nr. Battle, 16 vi 2018
Photo: Mark Donnellan
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Heathfield, East Sussex, 22 vi 2009
Photo: Nigel Kemp
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014
Photo: Dave Green
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Woolbeeding Common, 06 vi 2014
Photo: Dave Green
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Findon Valley, 29 v 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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