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Grey Birch
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1951 / 70.274
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Sculthorpe moor 7/5/08

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Cleorodes lichenaria
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: 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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
23/06/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
21/05/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
21/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
21/05/2020228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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