Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Peter Simpson,  24/07/2016 - Necton

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Clouded Magpie
Abraxas sylvata
Magpie Moth
Abraxas grossulariata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.205/1884
Norfolk status
Largest of the black and white geometrid moths.

A declining species with far fewer records than 30 years ago.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
September 2016+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/08/2016127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
12/08/2016227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/08/2016127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
08/08/2016127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 18-25mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, Privet, Red and Black Currant
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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