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Leopard Moth
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Cossidae: Zeuzerinae
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Photo © Rod Gray,  08/07/2018 - North Wootton

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Forewing: 22-35mm.
Season: 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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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