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Pretty Chalk Carpet
Melanthia procellata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1784 / 70.128

Norfolk status
Fairly widespread but local.

Hedgerows and scrubland on chalky soils.

A species of conservation concern (declining) under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.

Recorded in 41 (55%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
17/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
03/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
02/06/2024227TG04Cley next the Sea
01/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
09/09/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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