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Bordered Beauty
Epione repandaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1907 / 70.227

Davey, P., 2009: A generally distributed species in Britain, the larva feeding on sallow (Salix spp.). In Dorset, the moth is generally distributed but at low density. "It occurs in river valleys, marshes and moist woods, becoming scarce or absent on dry downs, dry heathland and rocky coastlines" (W Parkinson Curtis ms). The national norm is for a single brood from early July to late September; however, a spectacular early emergence occurred at Arne in the intense heatwave in the last week of... Read More

Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1931.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Sallows, Grey Willow and Black-poplar
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
30/09/201919SY79 Puddletown
12/09/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
12/09/201919SY58 Abbotsbury
26/08/201919SY79 Puddletown
24/08/201919SY79 Puddletown

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