Notodontidae : Dicranurinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
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 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
22/07/2013+27TG20 - Norwich
21/07/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
19/07/2013127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
19/07/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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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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