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Angle Shades
Phlogophora meticulosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.113/2306
Norfolk status
The angle shades moth, seen from May to July and August to October, has delicate green and brown markings in a camouflage pattern. The moth folds its forewings when at rest to enhance the effect of a crumpled leaf. Although there are two large generations in spring and autumn, the moth can be found in almost any month, particularly in the autumn when migrants are most frequent.

Recorded in 66 (96%) 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
10/01/2019127TM18 - Diss
10/01/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/12/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
26/12/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/12/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 21-25mm.
Season: Recorded all year. Mainly May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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