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Great Prominent
Peridea anceps (Goeze, 1781)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2005 / 71.016
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Large Dark Prominent
Notodonta torva
Forewing: 23-32mm.
Flight: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Mature oak woodland.

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/05/2020227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
27/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/05/2020328TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
26/05/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
26/05/2020227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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