Lasiocampidae : Lasiocampinae
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Small Eggar
Eriogaster lanestris

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1633 / 66.005
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Formerly quite common, much scarcer in recent years.
Restricted to a few scattered colonies in England and Ireland.
Hedgerows.

Most frequently recorded as a larvae in communal webs April - Aug.

Recorded in 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/03/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
30/03/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
30/03/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
30/03/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-21mm.
Flight: One generation. Feb-Mar.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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