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Small Engrailed
Ectropis sp. ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1948 / 70.271
Photo © Keith Naylor

Similar Norfolk Species
Ectropis crepuscularia
Brindled White-spot
Parectropis similaria
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees. Birches, sallows etc.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:
Norfolk Status
Recent DNA profiles are now complete, and have proven Engrailed and Small Engrailed are one and the same.

Please record as Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 1996.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 1996+27TG12 - Aylsham
22/07/1996+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/05/1993+27TG14 - Sheringham
May 1991+27TG14 - Sheringham
19/06/1990+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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