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Early Thorn
Selenia dentaria (Fabricius, 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1917 / 70.237
Photo © Dave Jones,  20/04/2018 - Stoke Holy Cross - Five Acres

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-23mm.
Season: Two generations Feb-May. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Hazel, Other broadleaved plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Commonly distributed.
Wide range of habitats.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
09/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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