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Leopard Moth
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Cossidae: Zeuzerinae
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Forewing: 22-35mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Many woody plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heavy spotting on whitish wings, male having comb-like antennae, diagnostic.

Open woodland, scrub also gardens and parks.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/07/2022127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/07/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/07/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/07/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
24/07/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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