Geometridae : Larentiinae
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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 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
08/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
05/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
03/09/2021327TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
02/09/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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