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Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Barred Umber (Plagodis pulveraria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found throughout much of the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Japan and in the Nearctic (Canada). The wingspan is 28–33 mm. The length of the forewings is 17–19 mm."Variable, but always showing more or less of a reddish tone, with no markings except the rather straight antemedian and posteriorly strongly incurved postmedian lines of the forewing. The median area in the name-typical form is darkened. — ab. passetii Th.-Mieg is violaceous grey instead of reddish brown, the median band sharply expressed. - ab. marginepurpuraria Bastelb. is deeper red, the median area of forewing and basal half of hindwing more orange-,the rest more purple-tinged, lines thick, antemedian rather curved, postmedian less broad ant
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Blean Complex 1286 England, United Kingdom
Borrowdale Woodland Complex 1650 England, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
East Devon Pebblebed Heaths 2767 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Glannau Môn: Cors heli / Anglesey Coast: Saltmarsh 2614 Wales, United Kingdom  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Loch Etive Woods 6522 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Ness Woods 2093 Scotland, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Somerset and Mendip Bats 1387 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Tay 23469 Scotland, United Kingdom
River Usk/ Afon Wysg 2490 Wales, United Kingdom  
Roudsea Wood and Mosses 1163 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
Trossachs Woods 927 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
West Dorset Alder Woods 814 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Wye Valley Woodlands/ Coetiroedd Dyffryn Gwy 2264 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Alnus incana (gray alder)[1]
Betula papyrifera (mountain paper birch)[1]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[2]
Betula pubescens (downy birch)[2]
Carpinus betulus (European hornbeam)[3]
Corylus avellana (common filbert)[2]
Crataegus heterophylla (Common Hawthorn)[2]
Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn)[2]
Elliottia paniculata[4]
Fraxinus excelsior (European ash)[3]
Lonicera xylosteum (dwarf honeysuckle)[1]
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)[3]
Prunus cerasus (sour cherry)[3]
Prunus padus (Bird Cherry)[1]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[3]
Quercus acutissima (Sawthorn Oak)[1]
Quercus robur (Pedunculate Oak)[2]
Quercus serrata (Konara oak)[1]
Rhododendron japonicum (Japanese azalea)[1]
Rubus crataegifolius (Korean Raspberry)[1]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Rubus pseudofagifolius (Stone Bramble)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[2]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[1]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)6
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)12
Acronicta leporina (miller)7
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)12
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)7
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)7
Amphipyra pyramidea12
Angerona prunaria9
Biston betularia (peppered moth)8
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)6
Cabera pusaria (Common White Wave Moth)7
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)9
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)6
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)10
Chloroclysta miata7
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)10
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)8
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)12
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)11
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)9
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)10
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)7
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)11
Diloba caeruleocephala6
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)7
Electrophaes corylata (Broken-barred Carpet Moth)9
Ennomos quercinaria (August Thorn)6
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)11
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)12
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)6
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)8
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)6
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)6
Euproctis similis7
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)9
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)6
Fagocyba cruenta7
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)6
Herminia grisealis (Small Fan-foot)6
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)12
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)6
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)6
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)11
Lithomoia solidaginis (goldenrod brindle)6
Lithophane hepatica7
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)7
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)10
Lymantria monacha (Black Arches, Nun Moth)6
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)7
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)6
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)6
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)7
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)6
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)13
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)9
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)7
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)8
Orthosia cruda (Small Quaker)6
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)8
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)8
Orthosia munda (Twin-spotted Quaker)6
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)9
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)10
Plagodis dolabraria (Scorched Wing)6
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)10
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)8
Polygonia c-album (Comma Butterfly)6
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)11
Rheumaptera undulata6
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)11
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)10
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)9
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)11
Turdus viscivorus (Mistle Thrush)6
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)9
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)6
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)7

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Ecology of Commanster
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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