Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Lead Belle
Scotopteryx mucronata
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July Belle
Scotopteryx luridata

(Fabricius, 1775) 1734 / 70.041
Norfolk status
Widespread, but not frequently recorded, only one or two records each year.
Easily disturbed from foodplant by day. Flies at dusk.

Usually occurring on acid heathland and rough pasture where the foodplant occurs but can also occur on downland and open woodland.

Note: similar Lead Belle is not thought to occur in Norfolk.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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July Belle - F - Peter Clarke 1957 - det. J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/07/2019128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
23/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
21/06/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
01/06/2019527TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Season: One generation. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Gorse, Petty Whin, Dyer's Greenwood
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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