Notodontidae : Dicranurinae

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Peridea anceps
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Dicallomera fascelina
Lobster Moth
Stauropus fagi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 71.009/1999
Norfolk status
Woodland habitats.
English name from the remarkable crustacean-like appearance of the caterpillar.

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/07/2016328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 24-33mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Birch and Alder, Oak, Beech
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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