Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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White Satin
Leucoma salicis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2031 / 72.009

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Poplar plantations, fens, carr and other habitats where its foodplants are found across Norfolk.

Satin appearance of the wings gives rise to the vernacular name.

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
19/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
18/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
08/09/2023128TF63Snettisham
24/08/2023128TF52Terrington St Clement
18/08/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
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Forewing: 18-27mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen, Poplars, Sallows and Willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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