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2014 Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme.
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71.01 BF2014
Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan 33-38 mm.

Occurring widely in much of Britain, it is most frequently encountered in the southern half.

The species inhabits oak woodland, and flies in May and June, when it is attracted to light.

The caterpillar feeds on the leaves of oak (Quercus).

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