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Cosmorhoe ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
Photo © Sue Gantlett,  27/05/2014 - Gramborough Hill, Salthouse

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
One of the smaller 'carpets' .
Wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1928.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
02/06/2019127TM18 - Diss
01/06/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/06/2019+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
31/05/2019728TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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