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Phoenix
Eulithis prunata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
70.089/1754
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Forewing: 17-19mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current, Gooseberry.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
One of the larger members of the Larentiinae.
Woodlands, gardens where foodplant grows.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2018127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/08/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
04/08/2018+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
03/08/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/08/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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