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Engrailed
Ectropis crepuscularia (Goeze, 1781)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1947 / 70.270
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  13/04/2018 - Peddars Way

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Similar Norfolk Species
Small Engrailed
Ectropis sp.
Brindled White-spot
Parectropis similaria
Forewing: 15-22mm.
Flight: 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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
15/09/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/09/2020128TF80 - Swaffham
13/09/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/09/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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