Erebidae : Lymantriinae
ABH BF

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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.
Widespread.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/10/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/10/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/10/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/09/2015128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
18/09/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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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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