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Gandaritis pyraliata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1758 / 70.093
Photo © Matthew Casey,  12/07/2013 - new costessey,49 gurney rd nr50qh

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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Cleavers and Bedstraws
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unique resting posture.
Grassland, heathland, scrub, open woodland.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/08/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
01/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
30/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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