Lasiocampidae : Lasiocampinae
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Fox Moth
Macrothylacia rubi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1638 / 66.008
Norfolk status
Heathland, coastal and other grasslands, fen, open woodland, scrub.
The males fly in the afternoon, females tend to fly only at night.

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2019328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
19/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/06/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Forewing: M 22-26mm. F 26-31mm.
Season: One generation. May-June.
Foodplant:   Heathers, Bilberry, Creeping Willow Brambles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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