Geometridae : Ennominae
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Small Brindled Beauty
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Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1926 / 70.247

Morley's Final Catalogue: Common everywhere from Bentley Woods to Belton and Gorleston, extending from 14 December at Ipswich light in 1894 to 16 February at Monks Soham garden in 1920.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Records in December some years.

Identification: Paler and larger than Small brindled beauty. Brindled beauty flies later in the year and has distinctive black lines.

Habitat: Mainly woodland and gardens.

Recorded in 49 (84%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/02/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
27/02/2024126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
25/02/2024125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
25/02/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
24/02/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Forewing: 19-24mm.
Flight: One generation Dec+Jan-March
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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