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Grey Birch
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1951 / 70.274
Photo © Graham Stocker,  02/06/2021 - Upton

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Brussels Lace
Cleorodes lichenaria
Forewing: 13-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Downy and Silver Birch, Alder.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Status
Local. Wooded habitats.

Spring species, flying mainly in May and June.

Unusual record in 2019 of a confirmed adult moth trapped on the 5th September at Munford (G. Geen, Z. Geen)

Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
01/06/2024+27TG11Horsford
13/05/2024128TF91Dereham 
09/05/2024328TF62Sandringham
09/05/2024128TF91Dereham
09/05/2024+28TL78Weeting (Emily's Wood)
07/05/2024128TF62Sandringham
07/05/2024128TF62Sandringham
04/05/2024428TF62Sandringham
04/05/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
02/05/2024128TF92Guist
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