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Bordered Beauty
Epione repandaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1907 / 70.227

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not infrequent throughout the whole county. Copdock, Bentley Woods, distinctly scarce around Ipswich, Aldeburgh, somewhat frequent at Monk Soham light in August, Needham and common in Tuddenham Fen during July and September. Thorndon Fen, Bungay, Fritton, Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded in one long extended generation.

Identification: Dark Bordered beauty is similar but this species does not occur in the county, only being found in the north of the UK.

Habitat: River valleys, woodland, fens, gardens.

Recorded in 46 (79%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/10/2023125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
05/10/2023125TM37 - Halesworth
16/09/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
14/09/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
11/09/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Sallows, Grey Willow and Black-poplar
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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