Lunar Thorn

    Selenia lunularia

    GeometridaeABH 70.238 B&F 1918

    In Somerset, a scarce species of acidic uplands, by far most likely to be met in the Blackdowns, Quantocks, Exmoor and nearby areas.  North and east of this, only recently recorded from the Poldens.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Lunar Thorn (Selenia lunularia) photographed in Somerset by Steve Chapple