Family: Geometridae

70.205 Magpie Moth Abraxas grossulariata

There are 702 county records of 1220 individuals from 112 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [1200 Adult] [19 Larval] [1 Pupal] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
1
Jun
150
Jul
870
Aug
141
Sep
2

Earliest: 30 May 2019 - Latest: 02 Sep 2011

Historical Abundance

2020
31
2019
47
2018
72
2017
46
2016
35
2015
64
2014
86
2013
136
2012
48
2011
99

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
377 (663)
VC68
325 (557)

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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