Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Eulithis testata

(Linnaeus, 1761) 1755 / 70.090
Photo © Michele Beverley,  18/08/2023- Tollerton Garden, approx 6 miles north of York

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Often frequent to abundant on moorland and smaller numbers occur in lowland localities elsewhere. Recorded in all five vice-counties.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Still well distributed and common in the county. Numbers increased in the 1990s but have declined a little recently.

Recorded in 130 (65%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Phoenix  |  Northern Spinach >
Forewing: 13-19mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Willows, Aspen and other poplars
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2022163SD93 - Wycoller
08/09/2022163SE23 - Horsforth / Headingly / Pudsey
07/09/2022164SD95 - Skipton / Gargrave
05/09/2022163SD93 - Wycoller
04/09/2022164SE06 - Grassington / Hebden
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