Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Shaded Broad-bar
Scotopteryx chenopodiata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1732 / 70.045

Morley's Final Catalogue: Ubiquitous in autumn from Ipswich district to Burgh Castle in north and Freckenham in west: Haughley, Letheringham, Blythburgh, Oulton marshes, &c.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer. Can be easily disturbed by day from the habitat as well as coming to light.

Identification: Mallow is larger and flies later in the year. Snout has long palps.

Habitat: A wide variety of grassy habitats.

Recorded in 52 (90%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2023126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
06/09/2023126TL77 - Mildenhall
27/08/2023126TL77 - Mildenhall
23/08/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
22/08/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Clovers and vetches
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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