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Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Drepanidae: Thyatirinae
1655 / 65.011
Photo © Lizy Smith,  Redgrave and Lopham NNR - 25/05/2012

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Figure of Eighty
Tethea ocularis
Oak Lutestring
Cymatophorina diluta
Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation. May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen and other poplars.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Diagnostic cross-lines, or 'lutestrings' on the inner part of the forewing.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2018227TM28 - Harleston
13/06/2017128TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
24/05/2012127TM08 - Banham/Lopham
June 2006127TG20 - Norwich
June 2003+27TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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