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Lesser Swallow Prominent
Pheosia gnoma (Fabricius, 1777)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2006 / 71.018
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  18/08/2012 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Swallow Prominent
Pheosia tremula
Forewing: 20-26mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
More distinct white wedge at the tornus of the forewing than Swallow Prominent.


Swallow & Lesser Swallow

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2019128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
11/09/2019128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
10/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/09/2019128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
07/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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