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Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1888 / 70.208
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  21/07/2018 - Cranwich Camp Track

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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 96.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
96+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/04/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/04/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/04/2020428TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
04/04/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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