Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

Photo © Matthew Casey,  18/05/2014 - costessey

Similar Norfolk Species
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Figure of Eight
Diloba caeruleocephala
Figure of Eighty
1654 Tethea ocularis
(Hübner, 1786) 65.010
Norfolk status
This moth gets its name from the white '80' mark on its forewing.
Woodland, parks and gardens.
Possible immigrant.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/07/2014327TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/07/2014128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
04/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2014128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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Forewing: 16-20mm.
Season: One generation. May-July.
Foodplant:   Aspen and other Poplars
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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