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Waved Umber
Menophra abruptaria (Thunberg, 1792)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1936 / 70.257
Photo © Angela Arkell,  17/05/2013 - mousehold

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 18-21mm.
Flight: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Garden Privet, Lilac and Jasmine.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Distinctive species occurring broadleaved woodland, heathland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
25/06/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/06/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
18/06/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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