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

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-21mm.
Flight: 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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/2020127TG20 - Norwich
20/10/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
08/10/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/09/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
28/09/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
Further info: Opisthograptis luteolata
 
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