Lasiocampidae : Poecilocampinae
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December Moth
Poecilocampa populi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1631 / 66.001
Norfolk status
Mainly woodland, occasionally in scrubland, hedgerows and gardens.
Attracted to lighted windows in early November.

The female is bigger, generally lighter in colour and without the feathered antennae of the male.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/04/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
19/12/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/12/2021228TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
14/12/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/12/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 15-21mm.
Flight: One generation. Oct-Jan
Foodplant:   Broadleaf Trees, Oak, Birch, Elm etc
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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