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Charissa obscurata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1964 / 70.287
Photo © Melissa Banthorpe,  Totternhoe Chalk Quarry 27/07/2018

Similar Bedfordshire Species: None
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Sea Campion, Thrift, Common Rock-rose.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Bedfordshire status
Rare resident

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (18%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1964.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2022130SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
11/08/2020130TL12 - Luton (East), Pegsdon Hills
27/07/20181530SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
28/08/2015230SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
2003130TL12 - Luton (East), Pegsdon Hills
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