Geometridae : Ennominae
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Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria

(Clerck, 1759) 1927 / 70.248

General comments:
Widespread resident.

In some older books this is called the "London Brindled Beauty". The reasons are unclear, though the moth is widespread and generally abundant in Middlesex and does in general become more scarce northwards into Hertfordshire.

Recorded in 33 (80%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1892.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2024220TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
04/05/2024120TL22 - Stevenage
04/05/2024120TL30 - Hoddesdon / Cheshunt
30/04/2024420TL30 - Hoddesdon / Cheshunt
29/04/2024120TL00 - Hemel Hempstead
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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