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Swallow Prominent
Pheosia tremula (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2007 / 71.017
Photo © Susie Turner,  03.06.2013 TG10

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Similar Norfolk Species
Lesser Swallow Prominent
Pheosia gnoma
Forewing: 22-28mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars, sallows and willows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.
Similar to Lesser Swallow Prominent. Less distinct white wedge at the tornus of the forewing. Swallow Prom also has a wavy pale line in the dark area of the hindwing.

Swallow & Lesser Swallow

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
05/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
04/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
03/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/09/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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