Notodontidae : Dicranurinae
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Lobster Moth
Stauropus fagi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 71.009/1999
Norfolk status
Woodland habitats.
English name from the remarkable crustacean-like appearance of the caterpillar.

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1868.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2018128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
21/07/2018328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2018528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/07/2018228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 24-33mm.
Season: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Birch and Alder, Oak, Beech
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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