Geometridae : Archiearinae
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Orange Underwing
Archiearis parthenias

(Linnaeus, 1761) 1661 / 70.203
Norfolk status
Day-flying species best seen on warm, sunny spring days, usually seen flying high around the tops of birch trees before they come into leaf.
Birch heathland and woodland.

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/04/2020128TL88 - Thetford
26/03/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/03/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/03/2020128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
19/04/2019+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation. Mar-April.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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