Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Brian Jones,  30/4/2010 Waveney Woods, Fritton, VC25

Immature stages

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Lunar Thorn
Selenia lunularia
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Purple Thorn
Selenia tetralunaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1919 / 70.239

Recorded in 49 (84%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1935.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
05/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
29/07/2020125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
23/07/2020125TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
22/07/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Forewing: 17-23mm.
Flight: Two generations April-May. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees Hazel, birches etc
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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