Family: Geometridae

70.205 Magpie Moth Abraxas grossulariata

There are 674 county records of 1188 individuals from 111 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [1168 Adult] [19 Larval] [1 Pupal] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
142
Jul
851
Aug
136
Sep
2

Earliest: 30 May 2019 - Latest: 02 Sep 2011

Historical Abundance

2019
46
2018
72
2017
46
2016
35
2015
64
2014
86
2013
136
2012
48
2011
99
2010
30

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
361 (644)
VC68
313 (544)

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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