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Diloba caeruleocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Dilobinae
2020 / 73.033
Photo © Neil Sherman,  Harlow, Essex. October 2013

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Tethea ocularis
Poplar Lutestring
Tethea or
Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorns, Plum, Cherry, Crab Apple.
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2019126TL77 - Mildenhall
29/10/2014125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
2005+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
1999+25TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
14/10/1995+26TL94 - Lavenham/Boxford
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