Large Thorn Ennomos autumnaria: Distribution map

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70.232 BF1911
Large Thorn Ennomos autumnaria

(Werneburg, 1859)


Wingspan 40-50 mm.

A scarce species, occurring locally in a few counties in the south-east of England, although some records are thought to be migrants.

Like several other 'Thorns', it is an autumn species, flying in September and October.

The caterpillars are polyphagous, feeding on a number of deciduous trees.
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