Chimabachidae
ABH BF
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Diurnea fagella
663 March Tubic
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)29.001
Norfolk status
Widespread.
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 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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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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