Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

Photo © Tim Hodge,  12/06/2015 - Horsey Corner

Similar Norfolk Species
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Figure of Eight
Diloba caeruleocephala
Figure of Eighty
Tethea ocularis

(Hübner, 1786) 65.010/1654
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 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/2015128TF91 - Dereham
22/08/2015128TF91 - Dereham
21/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
21/08/2015128TF91 - Dereham
21/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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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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