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Pale Prominent
Pterostoma palpina (Clerck, 1759)
Notodontidae: Notodontinae
2011 / 71.020
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Similar Species: None
Forewing: 18-25mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars and willows.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Status
Very long labial palps and tufts on the tail segment.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
16/07/2024128TF63Dersingham
16/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
15/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
11/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
09/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
09/07/2024128TF62King's Lynn
07/07/2024127TG11Costessey
03/07/2024127TG13Hempstead
02/07/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
01/07/2024227TG42Eccles
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