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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis (Hufnagel, 1766)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2015 / 71.011
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Similar Norfolk Species
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
Norfolk Status
Similar to the Marbled Brown. Black crescent in the white area of the forewing.
Woodland, heathland and grassland.

Recorded in 62 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2022228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
10/05/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/05/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/05/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
09/05/2022127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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