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Treble-bar
Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1867 / 70.192
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  16/08/2019 - 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
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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/09/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
14/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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