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Leopard Moth
Zeuzera pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)
Cossidae: Zeuzerinae
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Photo © Ian Walker,  26/07/2008 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

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Forewing: 22-35mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Many woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heavy spotting on whitish wings, male having comb-like antennae, diagnostic.

Open woodland, scrub also gardens and parks.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2021128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
25/07/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
24/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
22/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/07/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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