Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae)
70.094 [B&F: 1759] Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Common in woodland rides, gardens, hedgerows, calcareous grassland, heathland and fens, and on allotments and roadside verges throughout the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 29-34 mm. Occurs in two forms, one in which the central band is broken by a continuation of the notched proximal margin of the band, and one in which the central band in unbroken. Larva feeds on Rosebay Willowherb, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Great Willowherb and Enchanter's-nightshade, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 375
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