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Brimstone Moth
Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1906 / 70.226
Photo © John Furse,  Edgefield Woods East 10/6/17

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
20/08/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2019228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/08/2019427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/08/2019327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
Further info: Opisthograptis luteolata
 
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