Zygaenidae : Procridinae
ABH BF

Photo © Nicholas T Smith,  nr Hockwold, 18/07/12

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Forester
Adscita statices

(Linnaeus, 1758) 54.002/163
Norfolk status
Local.
Flies in sunshine feeding at flowers.
Open habitats, damp grassland, chalk downland, heathland.

New UK BAP priority species.

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/07/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/07/2014227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/07/2014+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/07/2014128TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: M 12-15mm. F 11-13mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Common and Sheeps Sorel
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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