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Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2011 / 71.020
Photo © Kim Tarsey,  Marshland Fen Actinic trap

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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 07.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020228TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
05/08/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
04/08/2020228TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
04/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
04/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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