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Blair's Shoulder-knot
Lithophane leautieri

(Boursin, 1957) 2240 / 73.206

Norfolk status
Widespread.
A recent colonist, being first discovered on the Isle of Wight in 1951.
Found in gardens, conifer plantations, parks and other places the foodplant can be found.

This species fluctuates but appears to be declining in Norfolk over recent years, with over 600 recorded in 2014 down to 60 in 2021.

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1980.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
20/11/2023127TG30Blofield / Lingwood
17/11/2023128TF41West Walton
16/11/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
15/11/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
15/11/2023128TF94Wells
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Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Monterey Cypress, Lawson's Cypress, Leyland Cypress, Juniper
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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