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Lampropteryx suffumata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1750 / 70.103
Photo © Dave Appleton,  08/05/2013 - Bawdeswell

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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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/05/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/05/2020227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
08/05/2020128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
08/05/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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