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Pine Processionary
Thaumetopoea pityocampa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Notodontidae: Thaumetopoeinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Kosovo, Bulgaria. July 2016

Similar Suffolk Species
Oak Processionary
Thaumetopoea processionea
Forewing: 16-22mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Corsican Pine, Maritime Pine
Nat Status: Resident/Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not recorded in the county during Morley's time.

Recent Status:The sole county record to date of this very rare immigrant was taken on Orfordness on the night of 16 August 2013 (M. Marsh).

Identification: Compare with similar Oak Processionary.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2013.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2013125TM44 - Orford Ness
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