Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Dark Tussock
Dicallomera fascelina
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Pale Tussock
Calliteara pudibunda

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2028 / 72.015

Norfolk status
Widespread in gardens, hedgerows, parks, woodland and scrub.
Rests with very hairy front legs stretched forward.

The very distinctive larvae can be found in the Autumn.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
15/06/2024128TL99Griston / Northacre
07/06/2024128TL79Mundford
05/06/2024128TF63Heacham
05/06/2024228TM08North Lopham
03/06/2024127TG20Poringland
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Forewing: M 21-22mm. F 27-31mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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