Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Ian Walker,  27/07/2011 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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Clouded Magpie
Abraxas sylvata
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Magpie Moth
Abraxas grossulariata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1884 / 70.205
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Largest of the black and white geometrid moths.

A declining species with far fewer records than 30 years ago.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 18-25mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, Privet, Red and Black Currant
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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