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Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1732 / 70.045
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  07/08/2015 - Thompson Water/ Peddars Way

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Larentia clavaria
Hypena proboscidalis
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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
29/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/08/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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