Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Agriopis marginaria Fabricius, [1777]
Dotted Border

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.255

Frequent from February to April. Quite variable in colour but the subterminal row of black dots is characteristic. Some forms can bear superficial resemblance to Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria.

The larvae feed on a range of broadleaved trees and shrubs

Agriopis marginaria
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