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Pale Eggar
Trichiura crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lasiocampidae: Poecilocampinae
1632 / 66.002
Photo © Gillian Simpson,  23/08/2015 - North Pickenham

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Birches, Blackthorn, Hawthorns
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland and the edges of woodland.
One of the smaller members of the Lasiocampidae

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
11/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
10/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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