Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Figure of Eighty
Tethea ocularis
Oak Lutestring
Cymatophorima diluta
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 65.011/1655
Norfolk status
Diagnostic cross-lines, or 'lutestrings' on the inner part of the forewing.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2012.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/2012127TM08 - Banham/Lopham
June 2006127TG20 - Norwich
June 2003+27TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
August 1997+27TM17 - Scole
1988+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Season: One generation. May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen and other poplars
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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