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Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1888 / 70.208
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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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
30/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
30/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
28/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/08/2019128TL59 - Welney
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