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Speckled Yellow
Pseudopanthera macularia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1909 / 70.229
Photo © Sue Pennell,  29/05/2014 - Thetford

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Wood Sage.
Nat Status: Local / Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Day-flying species.
Localised to woodland in the Brecks.

A small yellow moth, speckled with brown blotches. Often found near wood sage, white dead-nettle, yellow archangel and woundwort. Inhabits open woodland and bushy grassland.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/05/20201828TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
25/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/05/2020428TL88 - Thetford
25/05/2020228TL88 - Thetford
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