Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata
Aplocera plagiata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.192/1867
Norfolk status
One of the larger Geometrids.
Many habitats.

Difficult to tell apart from the much less common Lesser Treble-bar.
Separated by differences in the abdomen (see next species for details)

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Treble-bar and Lesser Treble-bar abdomen comparison - J. Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/06/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/06/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
13/06/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/06/2015427TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 19-22mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   St John's-worts
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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