Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Ennominae
1934 * Dotted Border * Agriopis marginaria
Flight time: December onwards, main flight time February-April
Habitat: Woodlands, also gardens, hedgerows, heathland
Larvae feed on wide range of broad-leaved trees and shrubs including Oak, Birch, Hazel and Hawthorn.
Similar: Scarce Umber and Mottled Umber
Photographs: Dotted Border. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. January 2011