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|Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria|
Distribution and Abundance: Common.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Single brooded in February and March.
Observations: The woodland Rothamsted light trap returned an average of seven moths annually for the 1990s with an overall flight period from 2 February to 10 April. A recently emerged wingless female was found on 7 January 1989 in a Gradwell trap left over winter at Geddington Chase. Melanics occur fairly commonly.
L.O.N.: 1907. Everywhere. Very common.
First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.