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Lunar Marbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornis (Hufnagel, 1766)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2015 / 71.011
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  10/05/2021 - Cranwich Camp Track

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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: LC (Least Concern)
Ex 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 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/05/2021127TM18 - Diss
14/05/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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