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Treble-bar
Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1867 / 70.192
Photo © Sue Pennell,  10/09/2015 - Ride 42 off Brandon Rd, Cranwich

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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
26/05/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
25/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/05/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
24/05/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
22/05/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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