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Winter Moth
Operophtera brumata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1799 / 70.106
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Female, Finemere Wood 2018

Similar Upper Thames Species
Northern Winter Moth
Operophtera fagata
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Widespread and very common across the region, in a range of habitats.

Recorded in 62 (79%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
31/12/2022224SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
30/12/2022124SP60 - Waterperry, Long Crendon
30/12/2022222SU88 - Marlow, Maidenhead
30/12/2022224SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
29/12/2022124SP80 - Wendover, Princes Risborough
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