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Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1926 / 70.247
Photo © Mike Gasson,  05/02/2016 - Stibbard

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Forewing: 19-24mm.
Flight: One generation Jan-March.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
(=Apocheima pilosaria)
Females completely wingless.
Also a black form f. monacharia.
Wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/02/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
08/02/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/02/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/02/2020227TG33 - Bacton
04/02/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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