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Little Thorn
Cepphis advenaria (H?bner, 1790)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1901 / 70.221
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Wigmore Rolls 2021

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Bilberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Rare and local in the region, with very few very recent records. Occurs in open woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (6%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1968.
Last Recorded in 2011.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2011122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
21/05/1999122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
07/06/1998122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
24/05/1998+22SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
24/05/1998122SU86 - Wokingham / Bracknell
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