Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Diurnea fagella
March Tubic

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)29.001/663
Norfolk status
Early spring species.
Male larger than female and females cannot fly, but have been seen gliding to the ground.
Melanic form can occur in industrial areas.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Date#VC10k Area
25/04/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
18/04/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/04/2015127TG24 - Cromer
16/04/2015127TG24 - Cromer
16/04/2015527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Wingspan: 19-29 mm
Season: March to May
Foodplant:   Various deciduous trees
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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