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Arsenura xanthopus
Arsenura xanthopus (Walker, 1855)
Saturniidae: Arsenurinae
1643x / 68.0011
Photo © Keith Kerr,  August 1995 - Great Ryburgh

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status

Found in August 1995 in shipment of timber from Brazil to a wine rack making company in Great Ryburgh, Norfolk.

Hostplants include Luehea divaricata- a species of tree native to the cerrado area of Brazil and Urena sinuata - A weed of tropical and subtropical areas.
[NHM - World's Lepidopteran Hostplants]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 1995.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 1995128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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