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Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1927 / 70.248
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Woodland and suburban habitats.

Recorded in 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
02/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/06/2021227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/05/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/05/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
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