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Pale Eggar
Trichiura crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lasiocampidae: Poecilocampinae
1632 / 66.002
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  East Walton Common, 19/8/11

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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Birches, Blackthorn, Hawthorns
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Local. Well recorded in recent years.
Heathland and the edges of woodland.
One of the smaller members of the Lasiocampidae

Recorded in 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
01/10/2023128TF63Heacham
16/09/2023127TG04Blakeney
15/09/2023127TG04Blakeney
14/09/2023127TG04Blakeney
11/09/2023128TF63Hunstanton
11/09/2023128TF93Little Snoring
10/09/2023127TG02Hindolveston
09/09/2023228TF90Watton
09/09/2023328TF82East Rudham
09/09/2023128TF72Flitcham
Further info: Trichiura crataegi
 
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