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Lilac Beauty
Apeira syringaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1910 / 70.231
Photo © Ron Ashton,  15/06/2011 Eaton

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 19-22mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Ash and Wild Privet.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
member of the 'Thorn' family.
Broad-leaved woodland and scrub.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
27/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
19/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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