Geometridae : Archiearinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Orange Underwing
1661 Archiearis parthenias
(Linnaeus, 1761) 70.203
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 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
01/06/2014228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/05/2014428TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
22/05/2014328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/05/2014628TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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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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