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Pale Prominent
Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
Photo © Peter Kitchener

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
15/06/2019128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
15/06/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/06/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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