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Acrobasis repandana

(Fabricius, 1798)1436 / 62.034
=Conobathra repandana

Davey, P., 2009: A local species in southern Britain, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is confined to old oak/birch woodland where in favourable seasons, it is abundant. Yellowham Wood, Rooksmoor, Piddles Wood and Boys Wood are localities where the species occurs in good numbers, for example: Piddles Wood, seventy-six at MV light on 9 July 1995 (P Davey).

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20-25 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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