Geometridae: Ennominae

07796 Engrailed sp. Ectropis crepuscularia, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF1948 (ABH70.271)


General Information

This is now considered to the same species as the Engrailed.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Forewing length: 16-19mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), sallows (Salix spp.), Beech (Fagus sylvatica), broadleaved trees
Flying: One generation, late April-late June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia (=bistortata)
Brindled White-spot Parectropis similaria

Larva Type:
With lumps, bumps or horn(s)
Brown, grey, black, orange, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs: