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Lampropteryx suffumata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1750 / 70.103
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/03/2019 - Pedders Way

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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2019128TF91 - Dereham
11/06/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
30/05/2019127TG24 - Cromer
25/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/05/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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