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Fox Moth
Macrothylacia rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lasiocampidae: Lasiocampinae
1638 / 66.008
Photo © T Frost,  23/05/2017 - West Harling Big Wood

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: M 22-26mm. F 26-31mm.
Season: One generation. May-June.
Foodplant:   Heathers, Bilberry, Creeping Willow. Brambles.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland, coastal and other grasslands, fen, open woodland, scrub.
The males fly in the afternoon, females tend to fly only at night.

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
17/06/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Macrothylacia rubi
 
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