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Diurnea lipsiella
November Tubic (Hübner, 1796)
664 / 29.002
Photo © Francis Farrow,  Sheringham 2003

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 22-25mm
Flight: Oct - Nov.
Foodplant:   Oak, Bilberry
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Females much smaller, similar to D. fagella, and have under-developed wings.
Oak woodland.
Males fly at night and often for several hours in the afternoon on warm windless days.

Recorded in 28 (38%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/10/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/10/2021127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
23/10/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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