Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Scarce Vapourer
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Vapourer
Orgyia antiqua

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2026 / 72.017
Norfolk status
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.

Well distributed throughout much of Norfolk.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
02/08/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/08/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
01/08/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/08/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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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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