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Costaconvexa polygrammata (Borkhausen, 1794)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1741 / 70.058
Photo © Richard Eagling,  12 May 06, Weybourne

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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: probably two gens. Apr-Sep
Foodplant:   Bedstraws.
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct / Immigrant
Former Status: Rare Immigrant Former resident
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Extinct Resident. Rare Immigrant.
Dull straw coloured crossed with fine lines. Flies late afternoon and from dusk.
Overwinters as a pupa.

Six examples of this species have been recorded in Norfolk. Weybourne and Holme in 2006, Two at Scolt Head in 2008 and Ingham and Filby in 2016.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2016127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/05/2016127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/07/2008128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/06/2008128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/05/2006128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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