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Small Phoenix
Ecliptopera silaceata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1759 / 70.094
Photo © Mike Gasson,  20/05/2015 - Foxley Wood Compartment 9

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Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Willowherbs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Woodland and open habitats.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
19/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
19/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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