Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Shoulder Stripe
Earophila badiata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1746 / 70.066
=Anticlea badiata

Morley's Final Catalogue: Extremely abundant throughout the County in March and April, from Wherstead (Baylis) and Copdock (Hkg) to Bungay (Mn), Gorleston and Lound (Mr); Monks Soham at sallows. Actually recorded from the west at only Bury and Lavenham.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Larvae can be found occasionally on Dog rose.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 49 (84%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/04/2024125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
12/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
12/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
05/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
05/04/2024126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation Mar-Apr.
Foodplant:   Dog-rose other wild rose
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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