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Ascotis fortunata
Ascotis fortunata (Blachier, 1887)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1948x / 70.2715
Photo © Chris Jones,  18/06/2021 - Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Foodplant:   polyphagous on shrubs and herbs
Ex Status: None
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Accidental import.

Native from the western Canary Islands to Gran Canaria as well as Madeira and the Azores.
An extremely variable moth both as larva and imago.

An adult moth was found at rest in a garden in Norfolk June 2021. It is believed to have travelled here from Madeira in luggage!

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2021.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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