Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Pebble Prominent
Notodonta ziczac

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2003 / 71.013

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not very frequent. Bred at Stowmarket in 1854 (C); occasionally at both Playford and Brandeston (Gr: Nat. 1858, 111). Ipswich, Leiston, Lound; Needham and Tuddenham: before 1890. At light in Copdock in May 1896 (Hkg) and at electric light in Ipswich (Mly, Baylis, Pyett); Martlesham (D), recently at Blythburgh (Mly), Beccles and Gorleston (Mr), Hopton.

Recent Status: Widespread and common.

Identification: Easily identified with reference to pebble marking at apex of forewing.

Habitat: In a wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 56 (97%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1896.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2022125TM04 - Hadleigh
25/05/2022126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
21/05/2022125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
21/05/2022125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
21/05/2022125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 17-24mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Sallows, Willow, Aspen other Poplars
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2022. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022
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