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Brimstone Moth
Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
70.226/1906
Photo © Ian Lindsay

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-21mm.
Season: Two or Three generations April-Oct.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, hawthorns, Plum and Bullace.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Unmistakable bright yellow moth.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/06/2019228TF73 - Docking/Bircham
15/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/06/2019327TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
15/06/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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