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Lampropteryx suffumata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1750 / 70.103
Photo © Rob Lee,  Cromer, 6/5/10

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Eulithis prunata
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   lady's Bedstraw, other bedstraws.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Spring-flying species.
Woodland, grassy areas, scrub, heathland.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
30/04/2024127TG42Eccles
30/04/2024+27TG42Hickling NNR / Potter Heigham
29/04/2024127TG23North Walsham
13/04/2024127TG42Eccles
12/04/2024227TG42Eccles
11/04/2024127TG11Costessey
11/04/2024127TG10Cringleford / Intwood
08/04/2024127TG42Eccles
07/04/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
07/04/2024127TG11Costessey
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