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Chesias rufata (Fabricius, 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1865 / 70.196
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Lynford Arboretum 03/07/09

Similar Norfolk Species
Chesias legatella
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation April-July.
Foodplant:   Broom.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Mainly Breckland.
Habitat where its foodplant, Broom is found.

A declining species in recent years and of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/07/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
27/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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