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Euproctis similis (Fuessly, 1775)
Erebidae: Lymantriinae
2030 / 72.013
Photo © Dave Jones,  23/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Forewing: M 16-22mm. F17-23mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Adults have a bold yellow/orange tip to the abdomen and one or more black spots at the corner of the white forewing.

Usually one generation in July - August. Recently a small second generation occurring in October has been noted.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/05/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/05/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
02/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/09/2021127TG33 - Bacton
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