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

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 18-25mm.
Season: 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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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