Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Scarce Vapourer
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Vapourer
Orgyia antiqua

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2026 / 72.017

Norfolk status
Well distributed throughout much of Norfolk.

The males fly from July to September and have dark brown/orange wings with a large white spot on the forewing.
Female is almost wingless and therefore remains on the cocoon from which she emerged.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
16/06/2024128TL99Little Ellingham
09/06/2024127TG10Wymondham
08/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
08/06/2024128TF62Pott Row / Sugar Fen
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Forewing: M 12-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Oct.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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