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Sloe Carpet
Aleucis distinctata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1839)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1959 / 70.281
Photo © Keith Tailby,

Similar Norfolk Species
Early Moth
Theria primaria
Forewing: 13-14mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Blackthorn scrub
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
No recent confirmed Norfolk records.

Locally distributed in the southern and south-eastern parts of England.
Records from Scole in 1998 and records from just over the border in Suffolk at Stuston Common (M. Hall, 1995 [SMG])

BAP Priority Species

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1998.
Last Recorded in 1998.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
June 1998+27TM17 - Scole
May 1998+27TM17 - Scole
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