Geometridae : Ennominae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Speckled Yellow
Pseudopanthera macularia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.229/1909
Norfolk status
Day-flying species.
Localised to woodland in the Brecks.

A small yellow moth, speckled with brown blotches. Often found near wood sage, white dead-nettle, yellow archangel and woundwort. Inhabits open woodland and bushy grassland.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2016128TL70 -
29/05/2016528TL88 - Thetford
22/05/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/06/2015128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
03/06/2015128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Wood Sage
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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