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Pale Prominent
Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2011 / 71.020
Photo © Damian Money,  Upton 13th August 2012

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 18-25mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars and willows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Very long labial palps and tufts on the tail segment.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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