Geometridae : Ennominae
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Charissa obscurata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1964 / 70.287

A local and uncommon resident.

Found on limestone grassland, moorland, heathland and old quarries.

Overwinters as a small larva, adults can be flushed from vegetation and later are attracted to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 25 (18%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1886.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Bird's-foot Trefoil, Creeping Cinquefoil, Wild Strawberry, Salad Burnet
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
27/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
15/07/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSJ71
11/07/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSK06
06/07/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO51

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