Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Ennominae
1947x * Engrailed/Small Engrailed * Ectropis bistortata/crepuscularia
Flight time: Late February-September
Habitat: Broadleaved woodland, parks and gardens
Larvae feed on trees including Birch, Oak, Hazel, Hawthorn
Recent DNA tests have shown The Engrailed and the Small Engrailed to be the same species with two different forms.
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010