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Scarce Vapourer
Orgyia recens

(Hübner, 1819) 2025 / 72.018
Norfolk status
Very scarce.
Records from Broads sites including NNR Catfield Fen and the Ant and Bure Marshes region.
Two new sites discovered in 2007.

Heathland, damp woodland, fens and bogs.

New UK BAP priority species.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
09/09/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
29/08/2021127TG50 - Yarmouth
30/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
31/05/2021127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Forewing: M 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-July. (partial Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Hawthorns, oaks and sallows (plus others)
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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