Erebidae : Lymantriinae

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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Tussock
Dicallomera fascelina
Pale Tussock
Calliteara pudibunda

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.015/2028
Norfolk status
Gardens, hedgerows, parks, woodland and scrub.
Rests with very hairy front legs stretched forward.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2104.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/2104228TM09 - Attleborough
27/09/2015128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
18/09/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
06/09/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/08/2015228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: M 21-22mm. F 27-31mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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