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November Moth
Epirrita dilutata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1795 / 70.107
Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/10/2014 - North Elmham (male, confirmed)

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale November Moth
Epirrita christyi
Autumnal Moth
Epirrita autumnata
Forewing: 15-20mm.
Flight: One generation Oct-Nov.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
One of the Epirrita genus trio. Very difficult to separate on markings alone.

Well-marked specimens do not always indicate November Moth. Unless determined by genital examination please record as "November Moth agg".

Most widespread and common of the group.

Verification Grade Comment: Very difficult to separate on markings alone.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/11/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/11/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
05/11/2019228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/11/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/11/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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