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Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1732 / 70.045
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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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
14/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
11/07/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
09/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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