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Brimstone Moth
Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1906 / 70.226
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  22/09/2019 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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
23/10/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/10/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
07/10/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
05/10/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/10/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
Further info: Opisthograptis luteolata
 
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