Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  18/07/2014 - Stow Bardolph

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 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/07/2016127TG33 - Bacton
17/07/2016228TF80 - Swaffham
16/07/2016127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
14/07/2016127TM18 - Diss
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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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