Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  22/10/2014 - North Elmham (male, confirmed)

Similar Norfolk Species
November Moth
Epirrita dilutata
Pale November Moth
Epirrita christyi
Autumnal Moth
1797 Epirrita autumnata
(Borkhausen, 1794) 70.109
Norfolk status
One of the Epirrita genus trio. Very difficult to separate on markings alone.
Poorly-marked specimens are best identified by reference to the genitalia.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/11/2012128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/10/2012127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
27/10/2011328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
October 2011+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2014
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: One generation Oct-Nov.
Foodplant:   Birch and Alder
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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