Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
Pheosia gnoma
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Swallow Prominent
Pheosia tremula

(Clerck, 1759) 2007 / 71.017

Morley's Final Catalogue: His 'Notodonta Tremula' is considered to be rare about Yarmouth by Paget in 1834; though actually this species is a good deal commoner than with us and its pupa more frequently dug than the last one, especially at Ipswich lights in August. Copdock, Waldringfield; Playford (Ent. Wk. Intell.i.1856, 164); uncommon about Stowmarket in 1857 (C); Martlesham; Yoxford, Blythbro', Aldeburgh, Lowestoft, Gorleston. Tuddenham (Sparke); a half-dozen at light near Barton Mills in May 1934 (Ent. 1935, 81).

Recent Suffolk Status: Widespread and common.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Compared with Lesser Swallow Prominent this species has a longer and narrower white tornal streak.

Habitat: In a wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2023125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
09/09/2023125TM58 - Carlton Colville/Kessingland
09/09/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
06/09/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
05/09/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Forewing: 22-28mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars, sallows and willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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