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Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1888 / 70.208
Photo © Ron Ashton,  Eaton 13/08/2011

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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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
13/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
12/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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