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Oblique Carpet
Orthonama vittata (Borkhausen, 1794)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1719 / 70.046
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Castle Acre 07/06/2008 (worn)

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Phibalapteryx virgata
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Costaconvexa polygrammata
Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Marsh Bedstraw, Heath Bedstraw
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Norfolk Broads, marshy areas and damp habitats.

Recorded in 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/08/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
23/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
19/08/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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