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Gandaritis pyraliata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1758 / 70.093
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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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/10/2020+27TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
10/08/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
04/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/07/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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