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Autumnal Moth
Epirrita autumnata (Borkhausen, 1794)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1797 / 70.109
Photo © Dave Appleton,  12/11/2014 - North Elmham (male, confirmed)

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November Moth
Epirrita dilutata
Pale November Moth
Epirrita christyi
Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: One generation Oct-Nov.
Foodplant:   Birch and Alder.
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.
Poorly-marked specimens are best identified by reference to the genitalia.

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

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

Recorded in 37 (50%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
06/05/2024127TM19Ashwellthorpe
05/05/2023228TL79Cranwich
12/11/2022128TF63Dersingham
31/10/2022127TG33Ridlington
29/10/2022127TG42Hickling / Stubb Mill
24/10/2022127TG10Bowthorpe
07/05/2022128TF70Foulden Common
01/05/2022128TF61West Bilney Wood
09/11/2021128TM09Great Ellingham
09/11/2021527TG14Weybourne
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