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Leopard Moth
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Cossidae: Zeuzerinae
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Photo © Ian Walker,  04/08/2013 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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Forewing: 22-35mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Many woody plants.
Nat 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 64 (86%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/08/2021127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
14/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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