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Chesias legatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1864 / 70.195
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/10/2018 - Pedders Way

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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 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/11/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
17/11/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
17/11/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
13/11/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/11/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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