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Scotopteryx chenopodiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1732 / 70.045
Photo © Murray Smith,  24/07/2020 - Lingwood

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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 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/10/2021128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
19/09/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
17/09/2021128TF91 - Dereham
11/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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