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Gandaritis pyraliata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1758 / 70.093
Photo © Steve Mills

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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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