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Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1732 / 70.045
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  11/07/2020 - Hickling Broad NNR

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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Clovers and vetches.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable in colour.
Wide range of open grassy places, hedgerows, meadows, verges, sand-dunes etc.
Easily disturbed by day.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
03/09/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/08/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
22/08/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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