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Engrailed
Ectropis crepuscularia (Goeze, 1781)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1947 / 70.270
Photo © Matthew Casey,  01/04/2017 - costessey

Similar Norfolk Species
Small Engrailed
Ectropis sp.
Brindled White-spot
Parectropis similaria
Forewing: 15-22mm.
Season: Three generations Mar-May. June-Aug. Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
A very variable species.
Woodland, heathland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Recent DNA profiles have proven Engrailed and Small Engrailed are one and the same.

Please record all specimens as Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
19/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/09/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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