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Grey Birch
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1951 / 70.274
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  09/04/2017 - Great Hockham Woods

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Forewing: 13-16mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Wooded habitats.

Spring species, flying in May and June.

Unusual record in 2019 of a confirmed adult moth trapped on the 5th September at Munford (G. Geen, Z. Geen)

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/06/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
25/05/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
22/05/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
15/05/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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