First Norfolk record in 1995 at Sea Palling (Alec Kolaj) the 8th record for Britain at the time.
In Europe it is a pest species, the larvae feeding in large numbers on oak.
Contact with the hairs of the larvae can cause severe (occasionally life-threatening) symptoms.
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Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 2019.