Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  19/07/2013 - Stow Bardolph

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 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
14/07/20151427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
10/07/2015128TF91 - Dereham
10/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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