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Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Grey Birch
70.2740 (B&F: 1951)

Synonym(s):
Aethalura punctularia (Hübner, [1787])


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

A resident species usually occurring sparingly, but it is occasionally fairly common in deciduous woods and on scrubby heaths. Very local in numbers. This species is single-brooded occurring mainly from late April to early June, occasionally from early April or to late June. Larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 26 v 2007
Photo: Bob Foreman
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Warnham LNR, 0
Photo: Sam Bayley
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 04 vi 2016
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

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Phenology (adult)

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No larval records

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