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Lampropteryx suffumata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1750 / 70.103
Photo © Matthew Casey,  04/04/2021 - Hethersett

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Eulithis prunata
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   lady's Bedstraw, other bedstraws.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Spring-flying species.
Woodland, grassy areas, scrub, heathland.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
07/05/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
07/05/2021227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/05/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
28/04/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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