Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Holme NWT 21/6/14

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Lilac Beauty
Apeira syringaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.231/1910
Norfolk status
member of the 'Thorn' family.
Broad-leaved woodland and scrub.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/07/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
13/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/07/2015228TF91 - Dereham
10/07/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 19-22mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Ash and Wild Privet
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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