Geometridae : Ennominae
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Immature stages

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Lunar Thorn
Selenia lunularia
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Purple Thorn
Selenia tetralunaria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1919 / 70.239
Norfolk status
Woodland, heathland, scrub and fens.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/20191127TM18 - Diss
31/07/2019127TM18 - Diss
30/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/07/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 17-23mm.
Season: Two generations April-May. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees Hazel, birches etc
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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