Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata

(Guenee, 1857) 1868 / 70.193

Davey, P., 2009: A frequent species across southern England, but local in northern England and Wales, the larva feeding on st john's-wort (Hypericum spp.). In Dorset, the moth has been recorded from the same range of habitat types as the Treble-bar. Localities where both species have occurred are as follows.

1 West Bexington, Woolgarston, West Blagdon, Durlston
2 Chase Woods, Gaunt's Common, Stubhampton Bottom, Iwerne Minster
3 Ashington
4 Arne, Hurn, Boys Wood, Bloxworth... Read More

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Recorded in 20 (50%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1929.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: May - June and August - September
Foodplant:   St John's-worts
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/201919ST90 Spetisbury
29/08/2018+9SY88 Wool / Lulworth
29/05/201619SZ09 Poole
06/09/201519SZ09 Poole
22/08/201519SZ09 Poole

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