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Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1867 / 70.192
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  25/08/2019 - Pedders Way

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata
Forewing: 19-22mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   St John's-worts.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
One of the larger Geometrids.
Many habitats.

Difficult to tell apart from the much less common Lesser Treble-bar.
Separated by differences in the abdomen (see next species for details)

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/09/2021127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
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