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Small Purple-barred
Phytometra viridaria

(Clerck, 1759) 2470 / 72.067
Norfolk status
Diurnal species.
Rare, now known from only one area in North Norfolk.
Grassland on chalky soil, heathland, moorland, woodland rides, coastal sand-dunes.

Victorian records plus old records from Roydon 1977, Dersingham 1987 and 1988, Foulden Common 1982 - 1986.
Surviving north Norfolk colony monitored annually.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
25/05/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
01/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
30/05/2014327TG14 - Sheringham
30/05/2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Common and Heath Milkwort
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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