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Small Chocolate-tip
Clostera pigra (Hufnagel, 1766)
Notodontidae: Pygaerinae
2017 / 71.028
Photo © Mark Crossfield,  03/08/13 x15 Norfolk Broads

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Chocolate-tip
Clostera curtula
Forewing: 11-14mm.
Season: Two generations May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Willows.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce, thought possibly extinct in Norfolk until 2013!
Damp woodland and boggy habitat.

Breckland records, last recorded at Hockwold, 1993. Also old records from Filby 1981, Holme 1970, Leziate 1931, Hickling and other Broadland sites.

Recorded in the Norfolk Broads 2013 (M. Crossfield, 31/07/13).

(Established at Wicken Fen, Cambs)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2013.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20131527TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
31/07/2013327TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/09/1993128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
15/09/1993128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
29/07/1993128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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