Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Chimney Sweeper
1870 Odezia atrata
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.130
Norfolk status
A single Norfolk record!
Day flying species, prefering bright sunshine.
Completely black except for white wing-tip fringes.

Grassy meadows, dry chalky and limestone areas.

Norfolk record from Morston in the late 1950's.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1956.
Last Recorded in 1956.

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Determination
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Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1956 to 31/12/1961128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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Forewing: 12-15mm
Season: June to July
Foodplant:   Pignut, on the flowers and seeds
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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