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|Bordered White Bupalis piniaria|
Distribution and Abundance: Common.
Primary Habitat: Woodland.
Flight Period: Single brooded in June and July.
Observations: Although present on the Victoria County History, along with other pine feeding species the distribution of this moth markedly widened following the increased planting of conifers in the county during the 1940s. Currently the species is significantly under-recorded and is probably present in all coniferous woodland throughout the county. Male moths were plentiful flying around the firs in the sunshine on the outskirts of Weekley Hall Wood on 4 July 1997.
L.O.N.: Undated. Ashton Wold, Harleston Firs.
First Record: 1842, Clark.