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Phoenix
Eulithis prunata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1754 / 70.089
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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
31/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
20/07/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/07/20192027TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
08/07/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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