Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Tissue
Hydria cervinalis
Triphosa dubitata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.123/1790
Norfolk status
Woodland, heathland, chalk and limestone areas.
Slightly glossy appearance to the upperside, and often has a purplish tinge.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2013127TG14 - Sheringham
18/05/2013228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/08/2012128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/04/2011127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
19/06/2007128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Forewing: 19-22mm.
Season: One generation. Aug-Oct. (April-May after hibernation)
Foodplant:   Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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