Geometridae : Archiearinae
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Orange Underwing
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Light Orange Underwing
Boudinotiana notha

(Hübner, 1803) 1662 / 70.204
=Archiearis notha
Norfolk status
Occurring locally in the southern half of England.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Brephos notha, Hb.
" Has been taken at Horsford near Norwich"

Males can be determined by their antennae which are finely serrated in Orange Underwing, and are slightly feathered in Light Orange Underwing; on underside of hindwing of Orange Underwing, orange band projects centrally into dark outer band, often reaching outer margin, while in Light Orange Underwing, dark outer band is unbroken, and central projection of orange band is absent (MBGBI Vol 7 part 2).

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1914.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1914+28TF60 - Downham/Fincham
1907128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
1873 to 1913+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 15-17mm.
Season: March - April.
Foodplant:   Aspen
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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