70.227 Epione repandaria (Bordered Beauty) 1907
fw 13-16mm; Jul-Sep; sallows (Salix spp); common in damp woodland in England and Wales, more local in north England and Scotland
ID: Forewing orange with a brownish border which tapers to the apex. E.verspertaria (Dark Bordered Beauty) is similar – the male has an orange forewing with a brownish border of even width (not tapering to the apex), the female has a lemon yellow forewing with a brownish border that does taper to the apex but the border has a deep indentation which narrows it at about halfway between apex and tornus.
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