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  March Moth Alsophila aescularia  

B&F: 1663

ABH: 70.245

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Common.

Primary Habitat: General occurrence.

Flight Period: Single brooded in February and March.

Observations: Although still plentiful, the males do not seem to come to light as abundantly as formerly. In my experience the female is very difficult to find. Its small size and obscure appearance must help in this respect, also it was not taken in Gradwell traps left out at Geddington Chase for several seasons, unlike most other wingless female species.

L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Common.

First Record:1882, Hull & Tomalin.