Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Scotopteryx moeniata

(Scopoli, 1763) 1729 / 70.044

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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The last British record of this species was from Holgate, near York (VC64), on 19 August 1866 by Mr W. Prest (Porritt, 1883-86).

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded in Yorkshire, 1866; with only three British records of this scarce migrant, we are unlikely to see it again.

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Recorded in 1 (1%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1866.
Last Recorded in 1866.
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19/08/1866164SE55 - York (N/W)
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