Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Costaconvexa polygrammata

(Borkhausen, 1794) 1741 / 70.058

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not noted from the county in Morley's time.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very rare immigrant with 7 records. First record was in 2005 at Landguard, Felixstowe (N. Odin).

Life history: Double-brooded on the continent.

Identification: See Oblique carpet and Oblique striped.

Habitat: As a former resident species in the UK, was found in fens and damp grassland. Recent Suffolk records have been in coastal habitats and gardens.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (9%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2016.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2016+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
17/07/2012125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
23/07/2006125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
23/07/2006125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
17/07/2006125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: probably two gens. Apr-Sep
Foodplant:   Bedstraws
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct / Immigrant
Former Status: Rare Immigrant Former resident
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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