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Charissa obscurata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1964 / 70.287
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Sea Campion, Thrift, Common Rock-rose.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Heathland, dry stony areas and coastal locations.
Fairly widespread throughout Britain.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Gnophos obscurata, Sch.
"Merton, Barton, Northwold, Yarmouth ; scarce"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1873 to 1913+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
1873 to 1913+27TG50 - Yarmouth
1873 to 1913+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
1873 to 1913+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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