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Philereme transversata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1792 / 70.119
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  27/06/2020 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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Philereme vetulata
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Mostly found in the Brecks, but locally widespread throughout Norfolk in recent years.

Recorded in 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
18/08/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
11/08/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
09/08/2023+28TL78Weeting Heath (Gravelpit Wood)
09/08/2023327TG31Bure Marshes NNR
28/07/2023227TG10Cringleford (UEA)
27/07/2023128TF83North Creake
27/07/2023128TM09Great Ellingham
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