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Treble-bar
Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1867 / 70.192
Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/06/2013 - Bittering (Salter's Lane works)

Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Treble-bar
Aplocera efformata
Forewing: 19-22mm.
Season: Two generations May-June. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   St John's-worts.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Common.
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 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
18/09/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
15/09/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
13/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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