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Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1926 / 70.247
Photo © Sally Rix,  Yaxham 16/12/2015

Similar Norfolk Species
Small Brindled Beauty
Apocheima hispidaria
Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria
Forewing: 19-24mm.
Season: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/04/2019127TM18 - Diss
20/03/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
06/03/2019227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/03/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/03/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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