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Hydrelia sylvata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1877 / 70.113
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Alder, birches, sallows and Sweet Chestnut
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Locally extinct.? Uncertain.
Scarcely distributed throughout England and Wales.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Asthena sylvata, Sch. (testaceata, St. C.).
"Foxley, Foulsham; scarce"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1873 to 1913+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
1873 to 1913+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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