Geometridae : Ennominae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Early Moth
Theria primaria
Sloe Carpet
Aleucis distinctata

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1839) 70.281/1959
Norfolk status
No confirmed Norfolk records.

Locally distributed in the southern and south-eastern parts of England.

Records from just over the border in Suffolk at Stuston Common (M. Hall, 1995 [SMG])

BAP Priority Species

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1998.
Last Recorded in 1998.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
June 1998+27TM17 - Scole
May 1998+27TM17 - Scole
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Forewing: 13-14mm
Season: April - May
Foodplant:   Blackthorn scrub
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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