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Latticed Heath
Chiasmia clathrata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1894 / 70.218
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  03/09/2019 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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Common Heath
Ematurga atomaria
Forewing: 11-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Clovers, Trefoil and Lucerne
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, with several named forms and subspecies. Ground colour from yellowish to white.
Open habitats.

Form ab.obsoletissima orange ground colour with brown veins, first recorded at Wells, 1950 (NHM - Cockayne) later at Holme Dunes 1999 and 2001 (G. Hibberd). All that is known of this remarkable form is that it inhabits the east coast of England from Suffolk to Lincs.
(NMS No.50 & 60 1999, 2001)

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/09/2019528TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
11/09/2019128TM09 - Attleborough
10/09/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
09/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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