Geometridae: Ennominae

1907 (ABH70.227) Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria, (Hufnagel, 1767)

KR07615

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, Sept 2001`
Hemingford Grey, Sept 2001`
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 13-16mm.
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), Grey Willow (Salix cinerea), Black Poplar (Populus nigra), Alder (Alnus glutinosa), Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Flying: One generation, July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Damp woodland clearings and rides, fens and marshes. Also scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 55 (20.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 June to 19 October



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Brown, grey, red
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2