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Streak
Chesias legatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1864 / 70.195
Photo © Dick Jones,  Dersingham, 24/10/2009

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Broom-tip
Chesias rufata
Forewing: 17-19mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Broom.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Local distribution.
Heathland and open woodland.

Flies late in the season from September to November.

A species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/11/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/11/2019327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/11/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/11/2019528TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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