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Chesias legatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1864 / 70.195
Photo © Pymars,  12.11.11 Whittington

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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 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/2021328TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
09/11/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
09/11/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
09/11/2021128TF91 - Dereham
06/11/2021228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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