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Pale November Moth
Epirrita christyi (Allen, 1906)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1796 / 70.108
Photo © Dave Appleton,  04/11/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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November Moth
Epirrita dilutata
Autumnal Moth
Epirrita autumnata
Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Beech, birches, elms, Alder, hazel.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Status
One of the Epirrita genus trio. Very difficult to separate on markings alone.

Best identified by reference to the genitalia.

Tends to favour more wooded habitats.

Verification Grade Comment: Very difficult to separate on markings alone.

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
14/11/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
13/11/2023228TF92North Elmham
12/11/2023228TF92North Elmham
09/11/2023127TG02Hindolveston
08/11/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
07/11/2023228TF92North Elmham
05/11/2023127TG02Hindolveston
04/11/2023228TF92North Elmham
03/11/2023128TF92North Elmham
31/10/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
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