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Scarce Chocolate-tip
Clostera anachoreta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Pygaerinae
2018 / 71.029
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-May. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Sallow scrub.
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Locally extinct.
Now known to breed only at Dungeness, Kent. An occasional migrant.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Clostera anachoreta, Fab.
"Barton. A colony introduced here from the south coast, is said to be thriving"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1873.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1873 to 1913+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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