Erebidae : Lymantriinae

Photo © Dave Jones,  04/10/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Vapourer
Orgyia recens
2026 Orgyia antiqua
(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.017
Norfolk status
The males fly from July to September and have dark brown/orange wings with a large white spot on the forewing.
Female is almost wingless and therefore remains on the cocoon from which she emerged.

Well distributed throughout much of Norfolk.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/10/2014327TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Forewing: M 12-17mm.
Season: One generation July-Oct.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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