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Orange Moth
Angerona prunaria

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1924 / 70.230

Norfolk status
Rare, Unmistakable.
Two main forms. Male truly orange, with female pale yellow. In other form, f.corylaria orange ground colour restricted to central bands of variable size.
Old established woodland and heathland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
23/07/2019128TM08Garboldisham
29/06/2017+27TG14Weybourne
15/07/2016127TM49Aldeby (Stanley Carrs)
22/07/2013128TF91Dereham
17/06/2005+28TL98East Harling Heath
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Forewing: 20-30mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved woody plants Hawthorn, Blackthorn etc
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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