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Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1888 / 70.208
Photo © Dave Jones,  13/07/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-14mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Spindle.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Chalky or clay soil habitats.

Well recorded throughout Norfolk in recent years.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/05/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
08/05/2021127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
24/04/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/04/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/04/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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