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Pale Tussock
Calliteara pudibunda (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Lymantriinae
2028 / 72.015
Photo © Matthew Casey,  05/05/2018 - hethersett

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Dark Tussock
Dicallomera fascelina
Forewing: M 21-22mm. F 27-31mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Gardens, hedgerows, parks, woodland and scrub.
Rests with very hairy front legs stretched forward.
Widespread.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2019+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
23/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/06/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
19/06/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/06/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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