Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Yellow Horned
Achlya flavicornis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 65.016/1659
Norfolk status
Name derived from the yellowish colour of the antennae.
An early species, flying in March and April.

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
11/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/04/2015228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/04/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation. Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Silver and Downy Birch
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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