Geometridae : Ennominae

Photo © Peter Kitchener,  Little Melton 23/06/11

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Deileptenia ribeata

(Clerck, 1759) 70.264/1940
Norfolk status
Deciduous and coniferous woodland, mainly recorded in the Brecks, with several late 1980's early 1990's Norfolk records.

Not many records in recent years, although believed locally common in suitable habitat in the Brecks. Recent records at West Runton (P. Rendell, 2006) Lynford (R. Goff, 2007) Wymondham (K. Allinson, 2010), Little Melton (P. Kitchener, 2011), Weeting (NMS, 2011)

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/07/2015228TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
20/06/2015128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
12/07/2014227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
28/06/2014128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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Forewing: 18-26mm
Season: One generation June-August
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Norway Spruce, Larch, Douglas Fir
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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