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Dusky Thorn
Ennomos fuscantaria (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1914 / 70.235
Photo © Terry Evans,  Came to light at Hayley Green on 21/08/23

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 17-21mm
Flight: July - October
Foodplant:   Ash
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common resident found across the region.

Occurs in most places that Ash is found.

Overwinters as an egg, the adults coming to light.

Recorded in 113 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2022139SJ85 - Biddulph/Kidsgrove
04/10/2022139SJ95 - Rudyard/Tittesworth
01/10/2022239SJ95 - Rudyard/Tittesworth
01/10/2022136SO33 - Peterchurch & Abbey Dore
01/10/2022140SO48 - Craven Arms
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