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Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2011 / 71.020
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  01/05/2019 - Peddars Way

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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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/05/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/05/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/05/2021228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
11/05/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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