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Brindled Beauty
Lycia hirtaria (Clerck, 1759)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1927 / 70.248
Photo © Jon Kelf,  20/04/2021 - Neatishead

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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation March-May.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/05/2022128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
09/05/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/05/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/05/2022127TG20 - Norwich
09/05/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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