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Chocolate-tip
Clostera curtula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Notodontidae: Pygaerinae
2019 / 71.027
Photo © Sue Pennell,  20/04/2017 - Beachamwell

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Small Chocolate-tip
Clostera pigra
Forewing: 13-18mm.
Flight: Two generations April-May. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars, sallows and willows.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Woodland, scrub, carr, poplar plantations and hedgerows.
Comes to light, usually late at night.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2020128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
12/08/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
09/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
09/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/08/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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