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Speckled Yellow
Pseudopanthera macularia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1909 / 70.229
Photo © David Ferguson,  12/5/22 Littleworth Common

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Wood Sage
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local / Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Locally widespread in the region, mainly in the south and southeast and near Oxford, in open woodland and scrubby habitats.

Recorded in 20 (26%) 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
14/06/2022322SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
14/06/2022122SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
07/06/2022222SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
07/06/2022722SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
07/06/2022122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
Further info: Pseudopanthera macularia
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