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Phoenix
Eulithis prunata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1754 / 70.089
Photo © Dave Appleton,  15/07/2012 - Bawdeswell

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Lampropteryx suffumata
Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: 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 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/08/2019128TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
08/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
31/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
30/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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