Geometridae : Ennominae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Orange Moth
1924 Angerona prunaria
(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.230
Norfolk status
Rare, Unmistakable.
Two main forms. Male truly orange, with female pale yellow. In other form, f.corylaria orange ground colour restricted to central bands of variable size.
Old established woodland and heathland.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2005.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2005+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
20/07/2002128TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
17/07/2001128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
26/07/1990127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
June 1989+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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Forewing: 20-30mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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