Geometridae : Ennominae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Clouded Magpie
Abraxas sylvata
Magpie Moth
1884 Abraxas grossulariata
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.205
Norfolk status
Largest of the black and white geometrid moths.

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

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2014128TF91 - Dereham
20/07/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
18/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2014127TG20 - Norwich
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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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