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Brindled White-spot
Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1950 / 70.273
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Pavis Wood 2019

Similar Upper Thames Species
Brussels Lace
Cleorodes lichenaria
Ectropis crepuscularia
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak, Hazel, Hawthorn, birches
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Widespread but local in the region, in woodland.

Recorded in 44 (56%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2022122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
09/06/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
08/06/2022124SP72 - Winslow, Claydons, Finemere
04/06/2022122SU47 - Leckhampstead / Chieveley
02/06/2022122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
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