Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Mallow
Larentia clavaria

(Haworth, 1809) 1745 / 70.070

An uncommon resident. Rare in Staffordshire.

A species of rough, weedy or marshy places, roadside verges etc.

Overwinters as an egg. Adults come sparingly to light so not often seen.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.

Recorded in 54 (39%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 19-22mm
Flight: September - November
Foodplant:   Mallows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
27/09/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
25/09/20211VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
24/09/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
17/10/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO42

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