Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/06/2015 - West Harling Heath

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Umber
Philereme transversata
Brown Scallop
Philereme vetulata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.118/1791
Norfolk status
Once restricted mainly to the Brecks, more widespread in recent years.

Calcareous soils.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2016227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/07/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
14/07/20151427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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