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Small Waved Umber
Horisme vitalbata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1781 / 70.126
Photo © Dave Appleton,  Bawdeswell 14/08/10

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 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
17/05/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
17/05/2020227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
09/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/04/2020128TF91 - Dereham
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