Erebidae : Lymantriinae
ABH BF

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Scarce Vapourer
Orgyia recens
 
Vapourer
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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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/10/2014327TG13 - Backonsthorpe
14/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
12/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
11/10/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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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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