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72.088 [B&F: 2461] Geometrician (Grammodes stolida) (Fabricius, 1775)


Very rare immigrant (less than 10 previous UK records) from southern Europe, appearing in southern England just twice: at Dartmouth, Devon, on 23 September 1903 and Crowborough, East Sussex, on 30 September 1990. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 40-44 mm. The most likely confusion species is Passenger Dysgonia algira, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Bramble and Oak, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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