Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Marbled Brown
Drymonia dodonaea
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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2015 / 71.011

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in southern England and Wales, but more local further north, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.). In Dorset, the Lunar Marbled Brown shares the same habitat type, distribution and density as that of the Marbled Brown.

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-20mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/201919SZ09 Poole
01/05/201919SY78 Broadmayne
25/04/201949ST50 Halstock
24/04/201919SY79 Puddletown
23/04/2019+9SY39 Lyme Regis

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