Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Pretty Chalk Carpet
Melanthia procellata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 70.128/1784
Norfolk status
Fairly widespread but local.

Hedgerows and scrubland on chalky soils.

A species of conservation concern (declining) under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/08/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
04/08/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
26/07/2018727TG14 - Sheringham
17/07/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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