Geometridae : Archiearinae
ABH BF

Photo © Sandra Tilley,  Dersingham Bog 23/03/09

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Orange Underwing
Archiearis parthenias

(Linnaeus, 1761) 70.203/1661
Norfolk status
Day-flying species best seen on warm, sunny spring days, usually seen flying high around the tops of birch trees before they come into leaf.
Birch heathland and woodland.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2015228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
21/06/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
03/06/2015228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
15/05/2015228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/04/2015327TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Season: One generation. Mar-April.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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