Drepanidae : Thyatirinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Chris Knott,  Robinson MV trap; Great Ellingham; 03/09/10

Similar Norfolk Species
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Upload a Photo
 
Oak Lutestring
Cymatophorina diluta

(Reisser, 1927) 1658 / 65.014

Norfolk status
Rare.
Easily recognised by two black edged brown cross bands. Only the subspecies hartwiegi occurring in Britain.

Overwinters as an egg attached to a twig from Pedunculate or Sessile Oak.
Larva April-May.
Broad-leaved woodland. Mature Oak.

Remains well established at only one known Norfolk site.

Single specimen taken at Great Ellingham in 2010. Where it originated remains a mystery!

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

< Common Lutestring | Frosted Green >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
27/08/20192628TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
03/09/2010128TM09Great Ellingham
15/09/200710028TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
01/09/20017528TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
30/08/1998228TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
Express Record Oak Lutestring
We need your records!
Do you have records of Oak Lutestring?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
   
Click Map for Details

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak Sessile Oak
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

Data Policy | Cookies Policy
  
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © NOLA™ 2024. © Lepidoptera UK - Jim Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy