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Pale Eggar
Trichiura crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lasiocampidae: Poecilocampinae
1632 / 66.002
Photo © Dave Curtis

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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2019128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
03/09/20191427TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
03/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/08/2019128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
Further info: Trichiura crataegi
 
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