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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 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
22/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
20/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
20/06/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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