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 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
20/03/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
18/12/2023128TF63Dersingham
18/12/2023127TG23Gimingham
17/12/2023128TL99Rockland St Peter
16/12/2023127TG30Blofield / Lingwood
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
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