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Small Autumnal Moth
Epirrita filigrammaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1798 / 70.110
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 31/08/2011

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-18mm
Season: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   heather and bilberry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Non-Norfolk species.

Victorian Lepidopterist C. Barrett suggests that this species is unlikely to occur in Norfolk (too far south) and has been recorded in error.

Verification Grade Comment: No confirmed post Victorian records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 1884.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1884+27TG12 - Aylsham
1884+27TG20 - Norwich
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