Geometridae : Larentiinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Tom Morris,  Alderholt

Similar Dorset Species
Seraphim
Lobophora halterata
Mottled Grey
Colostygia multistrigaria
Upload a Photo
 
Early Tooth-striped
Trichopteryx carpinata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 1881 / 70.202

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding on birch (Betula spp.), sallow (Salix spp.), alder (Alnus spp.) and honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.). In Dorset, the moth is common amongst the birch/heather terrain on sandy soil, mature birch growing in woodland on chalky soil in north-east Dorset, and in the valley swamps of Powerstock Common where alder is dominant. The moth is seldom encountered well away from these core heathland and wetland habitat types.

Recorded in 33 (83%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-18mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Sallows, birches, Alder and Honeysuckle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
< Barred Tooth-striped  |  Orange Underwing >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/04/201919SY78 Broadmayne
22/04/201919SY49 Bridport
20/04/201929SY99 Lytchett Matravers
20/04/201939SY59 Powerstock / Kingcombe
19/04/201919SY79 Puddletown

We need your records!
Do you have records of Early Tooth-striped?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of dorsetmoths.co.uk
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

dorsetmoths.co.uk
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2023
   
Click Map for Details...

  Immature   Adult
Show Details | 1990 to 2019 | 2000 to 2019 | Graph Key
© dorsetMoths.co.uk 2023 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2023
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy