Notodontidae : Dicranurinae

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Great Prominent
Peridea anceps
Dark Tussock
Dicallomera fascelina
Lobster Moth
1999 Stauropus fagi
(Linnaeus, 1758) 71.009
Norfolk status
Woodland habitats.
English name from the remarkable crustacean-like appearance of the caterpillar.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2014228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/07/2014428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/07/2014328TL79 - 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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