Erebidae : Lymantriinae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Tussock
Calliteara pudibunda
 
Dark Tussock
2027 Dicallomera fascelina
(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.016
Norfolk status
Believed Locally extinct.
Well distributed in Dorset, New Forest, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and other areas.

Old Victorian records of larvae not uncommonly found in East Norfolk.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 1974.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/1974127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/01/1940 to 31/12/1960128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
1873 to 1913+27TG20 - Norwich
1834+27TG50 - Yarmouth
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Forewing: 18-28mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather, willows, Bramble, Hawthorn
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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