Lasiocampidae : Lasiocampinae
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Small Eggar
Eriogaster lanestris

(Linnaeus, 1758) 66.005/1633
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 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/03/2019127TM18 - Diss
29/03/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
28/03/2019127TM18 - Diss
22/03/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/03/2019228TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-21mm.
Season: One generation. Feb-Mar.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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