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70.119 [B&F: 1792] Dark Umber (Philereme transversata) (Hufnagel, 1767)

 

Local in woodland, scrub, hedgerows and fens throughout England and south Wales; widespread and common throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 31-40 mm. Characterised by combination of broad cross-band, projecting sharply at distal edge, near to the costa, and broadly scalloped outer edge to forewing and, especially, hindwing. Larva feeds on Buckthorn and Alder Buckthorn, over-wintering as an egg.

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