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UK
Moths
Cornwall
Geometridae
Ennominae
Wing
Scorched
Plagodis
dolabraria


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1904 Plagodis dolabraria (Scorched Wing)

1904 Plagodis dolabraria (Scorched Wing)
Geometridae, Ennominae - Wingspan: 32-38mm.

A locally distributed species throughout the UK, and widespread throughout Cornwall. A distinctive species which, because of its wing patterns and rest stance with its tail curled up.

The UK flight season is defined as from mid May through June, but in Cornwall it extends into July as well. Occasional individuals can also be found in April.

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