Drepanidae : Thyatirinae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  09/03/2012 - Bawdeswell

  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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/04/2016228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/04/2016228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/04/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/04/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/03/2016128TF63 - 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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