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Small Waved Umber
Horisme vitalbata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1781 / 70.126
Photo © Barry Pummell,  North Tuddenham 6/8/2011

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Woodland margins, hedgerows and chalk downs.
Widespread and common in Suffolk.

Recorded in 44 (59%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
18/08/2021128TF91 - Dereham
18/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
14/06/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/06/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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