Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Ennominae
1933 * Scarce Umber * Agriopis aurantiaria
Flight time: October-December. Females are wingless.
Habitat: Mature deciduous woodland, also scrub and woody gardens
Larvae feed on shrubs and trees including Birch, Oak, Hawthorn, Dog-rose, sallows and Hornbeam.
Similar: Mottled Umber and Dotted Border
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. December 2010