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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.
Nat 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 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/05/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/05/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/05/2020128TF91 - Dereham
09/05/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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