Family: Geometridae

70.205 Magpie Moth Abraxas grossulariata

There are 641 county records of 1139 individuals from 104 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [1119 Adult] [19 Larval] [1 Pupal] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jun
125
Jul
820
Aug
136
Sep
2

Earliest: 01 Jun 2002 - Latest: 02 Sep 2011

Historical Abundance

2018
68
2017
46
2016
35
2015
64
2014
86
2013
136
2012
48
2011
99
2010
30
2009
16

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
334 (600)
VC68
307 (539)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Black Currant Ribes nigrum
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Gooseberry Ribes uva-crispa
Hazel Corylus avellana
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Red Currant Ribes rubrum
Spindle Euonymus europaeus

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