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Brussels Lace
Cleorodes lichenaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1945 / 70.288
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Brindled White-spot
Parectropis similaria
Grey Birch
Aethalura punctulata
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Lichens.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Woodland habitats
Unusually for members of this family, feeds on lichens.
Mostly Breckland records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 1992.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1992128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
1992+28TL88 - Thetford
15/07/1990128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/08/1987128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
04/08/1987328TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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