Notodontidae : Dicranurinae
ABH BF

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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 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2015+28TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
27/06/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/06/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/06/2015127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
26/06/2015128TL79 - 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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