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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.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/05/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
20/05/2022227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/05/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/05/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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