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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis (Hufnagel, 1766)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2015 / 71.011
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Marbled Brown
Drymonia dodonaea
Forewing: 16-20mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Similar to the Marbled Brown. Black crescent in the white area of the forewing is characteristic.
Woodland, heathland and grassland.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
03/06/2024127TG23North Walsham
01/06/2024127TG23North Walsham
28/05/2024127TM18New Buckenham
26/05/2024127TM18New Buckenham
26/05/2024127TG23North Walsham
25/05/2024127TG23North Walsham
07/05/2024127TG23North Walsham
Further info: Drymonia ruficornis
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