Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Shaded Broad-bar
Scotopteryx chenopodiata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1732 / 70.045

A common resident throughout the region.

A species of a wide range of open grassy places.

Frequently disturbed from grasses during the day, adults come sparingly to light.

Recorded in 113 (81%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Clovers and vetches
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
02/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
26/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
25/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK22
24/08/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO36

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