Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Yellow Horned
1659 Achlya flavicornis
(Linnaeus, 1758) 65.016
Norfolk status
Name derived from the yellowish colour of the antennae.
An early species, flying in March and April.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/04/2014127TG20 - Norwich
06/04/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/04/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
31/03/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
30/03/2014128TF63 - 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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