Lasiocampidae : Pinarinae
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Gastropacha quercifolia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1642 / 66.012

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not known to be indigenous in 1858, though very widely distributed and in small numbers in all our less harrowed villages; not in High Suffolk. Local and scarce about Sudbury (Ransom), scarce at Waldringfield; both sexes at Henham in July 1924; Reydon 1935 (Baker), Wrentham in July 1933 (R S Girling); Lowestoft, five at Bungay in 1903; Lound, Fritton; Gorleston in 1932 and 1933. Higham, Kennet; Tuddenham (Norgate) and bred there (Sparke); Brandon in 1934 (Doughty).

Recent Suffolk Status: Extinct. Last county record was in 1995/96. Much declined nationally.

Life history: Single brooded in the summer.

Identification: No similar species occur in the county.

Habitats: Former habitats included woodland, heathland, gardens and scrub areas.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 26 (45%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1903.
Last Recorded in 1995.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/01/1995 to 31/12/1996+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
1994+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
August 1993126TL88 - Thetford
August 1993+26TL88 - Thetford
17/08/1984+25TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
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Forewing: 28-42mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Hawthorn, other shrubs
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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