Geometridae : Sterrhinae
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Purple-bordered Gold
Idaea muricata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1698 / 70.002
Norfolk status

A brightly-coloured geometer moth that is usually seen more in daylight, lightly flying over the wetter areas of the heathland, it will also come to light.
Recent records from the Brecks and Dersingham bog.

Recorded in 25 (34%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
12/07/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
11/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/06/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
14/06/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Marsh Cinquefoil
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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