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Angle Shades
Phlogophora meticulosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2306 / 73.113

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Delicate green and brown markings in a camouflage pattern. The moth folds its forewings when at rest to give the effect of a crumpled leaf.
Although there are two large generations in Spring and Autumn, the moth can be found in almost any month, more numerous in the Autumn generation when migrants examples are also most frequent at coastal sites.

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/02/2024127TG11Costessey
14/02/2024127TG21Norwich (Catton)
11/02/2024127TG31Upton
03/02/2024127TG21Norwich (Catton)
03/02/2024127TG31Upton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 21-25mm.
Flight: Recorded all year. Mainly May-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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