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Bordered Beauty
Epione repandaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1907 / 70.227

Recent Suffolk status: Found across the county.

Description: An orange and purplish species which could only be confused with Dark Bordered Beauty Epione verspertaria, which does not occur in Suffolk.

Life history: One generation per year, flying from July to September. A moth of damp woodland and marshy areas.

Food plants: Sallows and Poplars.

Recorded in 46 (79%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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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
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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