Erebidae : Lymantriinae

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  Immature stages

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(Fuessly, 1775) 72.013/2030
Norfolk status
Adults have a bold yellow/orange tip to the abdomen and one or more black spots at the corner of the white forewing.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
October 20152927TG33 - Bacton
02/09/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
29/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
29/08/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
26/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: M 16-22mm. F17-23mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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