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Common Lutestring
Ochropacha duplaris (Linnaeus, 1761)
Drepanidae: Thyatirinae
1657 / 65.013
Photo © Neil Bowman,  Eccles 2014

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Birches, Alder, Hazel and Oaks.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Local.
Relatively poorly-marked, with a range of variants, including a melanic form obscura.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/07/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/07/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
05/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
24/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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