Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Argent & Sable
1787 Rheumaptera hastata
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.120
Norfolk status
Locally extinct.

Norfolk record from Costessey Common.
"Larvae on birch 3rd Aug 1935, emerged 1st May 1936."

BAP Priority Species

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1935.
Last Recorded in 1935.

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Forewing: 16-19mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Seedlings of Downy and Silver Birch and also on Bog-myrtle
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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