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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 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/04/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
14/04/2016127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
12/04/2016127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
10/04/2016427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
08/04/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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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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