Family: Geometridae

70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria

There are 1756 county records of 2814 individuals from 219 different sites. First recorded in 1839.

Individual records comprise of: [2798 Adult] [1 Egg] [15 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Mar
38
Apr
339
May
1148
Jun
532
Jul
346
Aug
385
Sep
2

Earliest: 15 Mar 2017 - Latest: 03 Sep 2013

Historical Abundance

2020
6
2019
120
2018
209
2017
147
2016
70
2015
100
2014
156
2013
246
2012
129
2011
119

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1379 (2219)
VC68
377 (595)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Alder Alnus glutinosa
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Bog Myrtle Myrica Gale
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
Hazel Corylus avellana
Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum
Silver Birch Betula pendula
Willow/Sallow Salix spp
Woody plants Woody plants

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