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Orthonama vittata (Borkhausen, 1794)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1719 / 70.046
Photo © Tim Hodge,  04/07/2015 - Horsey Corner

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Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug-Sep.
Foodplant:   Marsh Bedstraw, Heath Bedstraw
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Broads, marshy areas and damp habitats.

Recorded in 37 (50%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
29/05/2024127TG02Foxley Wood
06/09/2023227TG31Bure Marshes NNR
04/09/2023+28TL99Hockham Heath / Cranberry Rough
20/08/2023127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
19/08/2023+28TL99Stow Bedon
19/08/2023127TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
12/08/2023127TG42Hickling / Stubb Mill
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