Lasiocampidae : Poecilocampinae
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Pale Eggar
Trichiura crataegi

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1632 / 66.002
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 1 Sep 2007,  SE323733 Hutton Conyers, VC65

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Turns up occassionaly in all parts of the County but mostly away from heavily populated areas.

2012 (CHF): This species has declined in numbers in the last few years and become quite local. Absent from the south-west.

Recorded in 73 (37%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   Birches, Blackthorn, Hawthorn
Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining Species (BAP R)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2023162NZ30 - Great Smeaton
04/09/2023462SE88 - Pickering (E)
02/09/2023362SE88 - Pickering (E)
27/08/2023162SE47 - Dalton
27/08/2023162NZ30 - Great Smeaton
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