Lasiocampidae : Lasiocampinae
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Photo © Paul Kitchener,  Dunwich, 24 September 2019 (fully grown 75mm larva)

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Fox Moth
Macrothylacia rubi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1638 / 66.008

Recorded in 23 (40%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1891.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2019126TL77 - Mildenhall
21/09/20191225TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
14/08/20192625TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
12/06/2019225TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
08/06/2018+26TL98 - Knettishall
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: M 22-26mm. F 26-31mm.
Flight: One generation. May-June.
Foodplant:   Heathers, Bilberry, Creeping Willow Brambles
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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