Family: Geometridae

70.244 Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria

There are 802 county records of 1235 individuals from 131 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [1224 Adult] [11 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Sep
56
Oct
973
Nov
171
Dec
1

Earliest: 05 Sep 1981 - Latest: 04 Dec 2017

Historical Abundance

2018
127
2017
81
2016
65
2015
65
2014
76
2013
96
2012
44
2011
113
2010
39
2009
24

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
580 (927)
VC68
222 (308)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

13. Broadleaved trees
Black Poplar Populus nigra
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Crab Apple Malus sylvestris
Dog Rose Rosa canina
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
Goat Willow Salix caprea
Hazel Corylus avellana
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur
Silver Birch Betula pendula

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