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Chesias rufata (Fabricius, 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1865 / 70.196
Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  Cranwich Heath, Norfolk 29/07/18

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Streak
Chesias legatella
Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation April-July.
Foodplant:   Broom.
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Bedfordshire status
Former resident? - the last record was in 2007
Formerly more common and majority of records are pre 1980

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (18%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2007.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/04/2007130TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
1992+30SP93 - Woburn
1987+30SP93 - Woburn
1985+30SP93 - Woburn
01/04/1978130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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